10 am update — From John Lindsey: “This hasn’t been the first time when the ‘Ides of March’ has saved our rainfall season, as evidenced by our Miracle March in 1991 and the floods of 1995. We could see rainfall accumulations of between 4 and 8 inches today through next Monday.” looking at his map, it looks like Big Sur is more likely to receive up to 10” of accumulations.
About 4 to 6 inches of rain in SLO county is expected starting this weekend through Friday, March 20, with multiple days of showers expected.
“This will be much much colder experience than the last storm,” said John Lindsey, PG&E meteorologist. “The last storm was a really warm storm system. We’re going from what was pretty warm rain to cold rain.
Forecasts show rain starting this weekend, lasting each day through Friday.
Monday and Tuesday will see some of the heaviest rainfall, with greater than a 80% expected on Monday and a 70% chance on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Monday could see up to 1.25 inches of rain, Lindsey said.
Lindsey said that the weather pattern could bring snow levels reaching elevations of 3,000 feet.
“It will be a pretty impressive weather pattern,” Lindsey said.
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