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Here’s how Lake Nacimiento and other local reservoirs are doing after storms

See a full and flowing Lake Nacimiento as it nears capacity after recent storms

This CappsConstruction.Com drone footage taken February 22, 2017, shows a full and flowing Lake Nacimiento. According to the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department, the lake was at 96.5 percent capacity as of Thursday, February 23, 2017, f
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This CappsConstruction.Com drone footage taken February 22, 2017, shows a full and flowing Lake Nacimiento. According to the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department, the lake was at 96.5 percent capacity as of Thursday, February 23, 2017, f

Recent storms have had an impact across San Luis Obispo County — including tree-toppling high winds and flooded roadways — and local reservoirs are no exception.

Lake Nacimiento was at more than 96 percent of its capacity as of Thursday (see video above), according to totals kept by the San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department.

After years of frustrating drought, growing reservoirs can be a welcome sight. (Though residents will have to be mindful of flooding as the rainy season continues.)

Check below to see up-to-date levels for SLO County’s reservoirs.

Reservoir levels

Here’s a look at SLO County reservoir levels, as Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017:

Lopez Lake

55.6 percent

Lake Nacimiento

96.5 percent

Lake San Antonio

46.0 percent

Santa Margarita Lake

102.9 percent

Whale Rock Reservoir

72.2 percent

SOURCE: San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department and Monterey County Water Resources

For the first time in nearly six years, Santa Margarita Lake is full and spilling over into the Salinas River. Mark Hutchinson, deputy director of SLO County Public Works, talks on Feb. 8, 2017, about the role of the lake, also known as the Salina

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