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Storm Sweeps Through Central, South Coasts But No Major Problems Reported In Burn Zones


The second wave of a major storm moved through the Central and South Coast Thursday, dropping sometimes heavy rainfall but creating no major problems for the region. Rainfall totals ranged from around a half inch to around four inches in some spots.

Montecito had 1.4” of rain, Oxnard .71”, and Westlake Village 1.68”. On the Central Coast, Lake Cachuma recorded 1.5” of rain and Nipomo .44”. The heaviest rainfall was in the foothills and mountains.

San Marcos Pass had 2.8” of rain, and Nordoff Ridge in Ventura County had an even 4” of rain. \Two more storm systems are expected to pass through the region this weekend, one Friday and one Sunday, but neither is expected to be as intense as today’s.