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How wet was it? 5-6" of rain common in parts of Tri-Counties from two storms which hit region


Southern Santa Barbara County, Ventura County had highest numbers in region.

We’re finally able to count what could be the final rainfall totals from six days of on and off rainfall for the Tri-Counties.

The rain was focused on the South Coast.

In Ventura County, Newbury Park had 6” of rain, Moorpark 5.5”, Oxnard 4.8”, and Ventura 5.2”. In Santa Barbara County, Montecito recorded 6.5” of rainfall, Santa Barbara 5.9”, and Santa Maria 2.5”.

In San Luis Obispo County, Pismo Beach had 2.5” of rain, and San Luis Obispo 2”.

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.