Weather Watch

March 8, 2014 5:18 PM

Storm pinwheeled across the Pacific, slamming the coast with winds, waves

An intense Pacific storm slammed the San Luis Obispo County coast a week ago, its powerful winds and high surf coming from the southwest, threatening piers usually sheltered from storms. What caused this unusual system?

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John Lindsey writes Weather Watch, a weekly column for The Tribune. He is PG&E's Diablo Canyon meteorologist and media relations representative. Email him at pgeweather@pge.com .

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