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Clouds could produce a few drops but we still wait for better opportunities

The weather feature this week has been upper-lows. We had one Monday night into Tuesday which produced less than .25" for most of the area and another to our south will bring more mid and upper level clouds later today into tonight, it is possible that some sprinkles or a light shower could be produced from the feature however the lower levels of air may absorb whatever falls. It shows up on radar as an echo, but when it evaporates of the way down we call it virga and that may be the case later today. The sub-tropical nature of the air means we'll still see plenty of high temps over the next few days near 70 despite some cloud cover, definitely not a winter pattern. The lower level wind pattern is offshore and mild until Friday when it turns back onshore, I think we'll see some marine layer reformation near the coast and temps tumble back a few degrees but nothing significant. Sunday and Monday the offshore winds are back and we'll see plenty of 70s and generally clear skies. The larger question looms about rain chances next week, they have backed up a bit into the later portion of the week but at least models are liking the notion. The problem is the outlooks are not lining up on the details yet. Suffice to say we badly need the rain, and at least there is some indication the pattern could change. I will update you as we get some clarity.

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Jan 27th, 2014 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 55/70 .08" Atascadero 50/65 .16" CA Valley 47/59 .09" Cambria 53/70 .16" Corbett Canyon 53/71 .09" Cuyama 49/61 .06" Goleta 54/67 .09" Hearst Castle 48/65 .26" Lompoc 54/70 .09" Los Osos 55/69 .11" Morro Bay 55/69 .07" Paso Robles 50/67 .15" Pismo Beach 55/65 .07" Pozo 51/63 .11"... Read Story

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Jan 27, 2015 1:04 AM

Jan 26th, 2014 weather watcher report

There are some rain reports since 4pm, but this weather watcher report is for the 24 hour period from 4pm the prior day to this afternoon so the rain reports will be in tomorrow's post. Arroyo Grande 56/74 Atascadero 60/39 CA Valley 39/66 Cambria 54/71 Cuyama 46/68 Goleta 50/76... Read Story

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Jan 25, 2015 10:08 PM

January 25th, 2015 Weather Watcher Report

Arroyo Grande 48-78 Bradley 30-74 Cambria 56-81 Corbett Canyon 53-83 Creston 39-77 Cuyama 41-76 Goleta 40-79 Record High Tie Hearst Castle 61-79 Lompoc 37-81 Morro Bay 59-84 Nipomo 45-75 Orcutt 41-80 Paso Robles 31-77, Record High, Record Low Tie Pismo Beach 49-70 Port San Luis 55-67 San Luis Obispo 41-85... Read Story

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Jan 23, 2015 11:51 PM

Jan 23rd, 2015 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 40/76 Atascadero 32/67 Cambria 53/76 Corbett Canyon 46/78 Cuyama 36/68 Goleta 40/70 Hearst Castle 51/71 Lompoc 36/73 Los Osos 41/75 Morro Bay 47/74 Nipomo 36/75 Orcutt 40/76 Paso Robles 31/67 Pismo Beach 42/71 Pozo 28/58 San Luis Obispo 36/76 San Miguel 30/67 Santa Barbara 46/75 Santa Maria 38/76... Read Story

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Jan 23, 2015 3:49 PM

Summer-like temps in January

The weather outlook has not changed the last few days, still expecting widespread warm temps over the weekend in the upper 70s and some 80s with offshore winds peaking. Offshore morning winds will be locally gusty past 25mph, however in general the consistency is more important than the strength... Read Story

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Jan 23, 2015 2:29 AM

Jan 22nd, 2015 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 44/71 Atascadero 35/63 CA Valley 32/67 Cambria 50/67 Corbett Canyon 46/72 Cuyama 37/66 Goleta 41/72 Hearst Castle 51/65 Lompoc 37/68 Los Osos 40/65 Morro Bay 47/63 Paso Robles 32/61 Pismo Beach 44/63 Pozo 35/69 San Luis Obispo 37/72 San Miguel 33/59 Santa Barbara 48/76 Santa Maria 42/72 Santa... Read Story

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Jan 22, 2015 7:55 PM

Warming up before rain returns next week

Some clouds set back temps on Thursday but high pressure will produce gusty offshore winds starting tonight. We will see clear skies and warmer daytime temperatures thru the weekend. Upper 70s and low 80s will dominate coastal valley weather this weekend before change once again sweeps in Monday.... Read Story

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Jan 21, 2015 9:00 PM

Jan 21st, 2015 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 44/70 Atascadero 36/59 CA Valley 41/62 Cambria 44/67 Corbett Canyon 47/72 Cuyama 33/57 Goleta 45/65 Hearst Castle 43/65 Lompoc 41/na Los Osos 42/70 Morro Bay 50/66 Nipomo 42/68 Orcutt 40/70 Paso Robles 34/57 Pismo Beach 47/66 Pozo 35/62 San Luis Obispo 44/69 San Miguel 37/58 Santa Barbara 53/73... Read Story

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Jan 21, 2015 1:33 AM

Jan 20th, 2015 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 56/76 Atascadero 44/60 CA Valley 36/60 Cambria 53/63 Corbett Canyon 51/73 Cuyama 43/62 Goleta 48/62 Hearst Castle 50/68 Lompoc 48/68 Los Osos 48/68 Morro Bay 53/68 Orcutt 52/69 Paso Robles 48/60 Pismo Beach 55/72 Pozo 43/64 San Luis Obispo 50/70 San Miguel 43/57 Santa Barbara 50/65 Santa Maria... Read Story

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Jan 20, 2015 7:07 PM

Winds turn offshore again

A cold front completed a move over the Central Coast today bringing with it a lot of early day cloud cover, Wednesday will be a different day in terms of weather with more clarity to the skies and warmer temperatures. The primary factor will be northeasterly wind overnight and... Read Story

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Jan 20, 2015 12:14 AM

Jan 19th, 2015 weather watcher report

Arroyo Grande 53/78 Atascadero 42/67 Cambria 51/64 Corbett Canyon 55/80 Cuyama 40/69 Goleta 48/63 Hearst Castle 55/68 Lompoc 45/75 Los Osos 53/74 Morro Bay 59/73 Nipomo 50/74 Orcutt 42/76 Paso Robles 42/67 Pismo Beach 51/79 San Luis Obispo 48/76 Santa Barbara 48/63 Santa Maria 44/76 Santa Ynez 37/72 Shell Beach... Read Story

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