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Wild weather for the South Coast included a (brief!) Tornado Warning

Projected storm totals for the Tri-Counties
National Weather Service
Projected storm totals for the Tri-Counties.

2+ inches of rain reported on South Coast Tuesday night, with totals still rising

The latest storm to hit the Tri-Counties has brought some heavy rain to the South Coast, some thunderstorm activity, and even a brief tornado warning.

The tornado warning came just after 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Point Mugu State Park area. Doppler radar tracked a strong cell storm of activity in the Point Mugu area. The warning included Cal State Channel Islands, and some ranches in the area. But, the warning expired at 8:30 p.m. with no issues reported.

As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, some parts of the region reported more than 2" of rain, including 2.3" in Santa Paula, 2" in Oxnard, and 2" in Montecito.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.