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First Big Storm Of Season Hits Central, South Coasts; No Issues Reported In Brush Fire Burn Zones


The first significant storm of the season has hit the Central and South Coasts, bringing heavy rainfall at times. 

The storm dropped up to an inch of rain in coastal and inland areas, and more than two inches in some of our mountains.  The rain is expected to taper off by Tuesday morning.

There has been some localized street flooding, but no major mud slide or debris flow issues have been reported in the area’s brush fire burn zones.

Rainfall totals include 1.7” in Thousand Oaks, 1.1” in Ventura, 2.4” in Goleta, 3.5” on San Marcos Pass, 1.4” in Arroyo Grande, and 1.4” in Santa Maria.  Some Ventura County mountain areas reported more than 6” of snow above the 3500 foot level.