Storm updates from around San Luis Obispo County

January 20, 2010 

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THURSDAY, JAN. 21

4:13 p.m. The San Luis Obispo Downtown Association has canceled tonight’s Thursday Night Farmer’s Market because of rain and wind.

3:12 p.m. Hwy. 46 East at Jardine Road in Paso will be closed for storm repairs today from 6 -11:45 p.m. with one-way reversing traffic control

12:38 p.m. Hearst Castle tours halted for safety reasons at 11:30 a.m. Thursday for 4th straight day. Winds scattered roof tiles and branches.

12:37 p.m. Starting tonight until fixed, Hwy 1 closed dusk to dawn 9 miles north of Ragged Point Inn on south end of Big Sur due to mudslides.

12:12 p.m. Cambria family's house hit by tree Weds; today, 5 more trees fell, crushed their barn and horse trailer on Buckley Drive.

11:40 a.m. Power restored to some Cambria residential areas west of Highway 1 after more than a day, Cambria Fire Department reports.

11:30 a.m. A tree reportedly fell on a house in Cambria around 11:20 a.m.

10:47 a.m. Power lines reported down at Orville Place & Orville Ave, Cambria

10:44 a.m. More than 1,400 Cambria-area PG&E customers without electricity for more than 24 hours. Another 79 lost power about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20

2:02 p.m. Highway 58 and Highway 166 past New Cuyama remain open. However, Highway 1 in Oceano remains closed at 13th Street and at Oso Flaco Lake Road due to flooding.

1:48 p.m. Interstate 5 (The Grapevine) closed at Los Angeles/Kern County line to 25 miles south of Bakersfield due to snow.

1:41 p.m.Creston: Mudslide in roadway, La Panza Road just north of Hwy 58.

12:59 p.m.Santa Margarita: 4 to 5 potholes reported in #2 lane of southbound Hwy 101 at Tassajara Creek Road.

12:54 p.m. Mudslide in roadway, Nacimiento Drive just east of Slate Ranch Road, near Paso Robles.

12:34 p.m. Nipomo: Road closed, Eucalyptus Rd & Osage St, due to tree posing traffic hazard.

12:11 p.m. Mudslide reportedly starting, in southbound lanes of Hwy 1 just south of Harmony Valley Road.

12:05 p.m. Morro Bay: Trees down in the 300, 600, and 900 block of Main Street; a tree falls onto house on Alta Court.

12:03 p.m. Highway 1 at 13th Street in Oceano is closed due to flooding; cars are being detoured. Highway 1 at Oso Flaco Lake is back open.

12:00 p.m. Power lines reportedly hanging off 4 poles, Creston Road at Stagecoach Road, Paso Robles.

11:55 a.m. Cayucos pier closed this morning, expected to stay closed until storm's over.

10:21 a.m. Power line reportedly across roadway, Coventry Lane at Croyden Lane in Cambria.

9:58 a.m. Highway 1 at 13th Street in Oceano is closed due to flooding.

9:58 a.m.Three boats have washed ashore at Port San Luis.

9:42 am Cambria Fire Dept weather station reports 46 mph gust

9:22 a.m. Power pole leaning toward roadway at El Pomar Drive and Neal Springs Road in Templeton.

9:17 a.m. Tree blocking roadway, Clark Valley Road at Los Osos Valley Road in Los Osos.

9:14 a.m. Tree falls onto house in 600 block of Orlando Drive at Warren Road, Cambria

9:16 a.m. PG&E showing smattering of outages around SLO County, with most in Cambria. Outages also showing in Cayucos, Morro Bay, Los Osos, Atascadero, SLO and Nipomo. For more information, visit the map at http://pge.com

9:09 a.m. Tree falls on house in 2700 block of McCabe Drive, Cambria

9:06 a.m.Fire dept cancels response to report of house fire at Avon/Norwich in Cambria

9:02 a.m. 36 mph wind gust recorded at Cambria Fire Dept. station on Lodge Hill, Cambria

9 a.m. Wind gust at Diablo Canyon hits 66 mph

8:54 a.m.Residential structure fire reported at Avon & Norwich avenues, Cambria

8:52 a.m.Tree snapped in half, breaking power lines in 2900 blk Ardath Dr, Cambria. PG&E, fire dept on scene, closing road temporarily

8:46 a.m.Fallen power lines arcing in 2900 block of Ardath Drive, Cambria

8:44 a.m.Tree fell onto house in 1800 block Londonderry Lane, Cambria

8:40 a.m.:Hearst Castle is closed today because of a power outage, high winds and heavy rain. It’s the third straight day tours were canceled.

8:29 a.m. Lines and trees down in roadway, 7th Street and Santa Maria Avenue in Los Osos.

7:43 a.m.:Lightning storm hit Cambria about 5:40 a.m. Power went out in East Village about 6:15 a.m., back on at 7:30 a.m.

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