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Major Storm System Expected To Hit Central, South Coasts Through Friday

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A major storm is set to move onto the Central and South Coasts, with potentially three to six inches of rain in the region.

A low pressure system stalled off the Oregon coastline will spin moisture our way.  Meteorologists say the atmospheric river is headed towards San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, arriving Tuesday night.

The two counties could see two to three days of rain.  There could be three to six inches of rain, with even more in the foothills and mountains.  Some localized creek and street flooding is possible.

The rain is expected to shift south Thursday and Friday, with two to four inches of rain possible for Ventura, and los Angeles counties.

Snow is expected to drop down to around the 5000 foot level in the region’s mountains.  The storm is expected to clear the region by Friday night.