It may not be a miracle yet, but the rain continues to fall in the north county.
Over the weekend, Paso Robles, for example, received about six tenths of an inch of rain. For the month of March, Paso Robles has received nearly two and a half inches, and we’re not half way through the month.
Meanwhile, the rain continues today and off and on through Friday. An 80% chance of rain today, 50% tonight and tomorrow. A flash flood watch has been issued for some areas. San Simeon, Cambria, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach and San Luis all mentioned in a flash flood watch issued by the national weather service.
The weather service saying rainfall rates on the central coast could reach seven tenths per hour with thunderstorms, particularly at higher elevations in Santa Barbara county. Santa Barbara county officials have issued mandatory evacuation orders for communities near the Thomas, Whittier, Alamo and Sherpa fire burn areas. Those are all in Santa Barbara county.