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Snow frosts Santa Lucia Mountains — and more could be on the way

Snow could be seen on the Santa Lucia Mountains from Cambria on Sunday.
Snow could be seen on the Santa Lucia Mountains from Cambria on Sunday.

Snow in San Luis Obispo County? It’s possible — just ask those who woke up to see the white-capped Santa Lucia Mountains on Sunday morning.

Residents from Cambria to Lake Nacimiento reported seeing the snowy mountaintops Sunday, and more could be on the way.

PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey said there’s a chance for mountain snow down to between 3,000 and 3,500 feet Monday, but only light accumulations are expected on the higher peaks.

Another weak, upper-level, low-pressure system will bring a few scattered rain showers Monday. Moisture is limited and rain accumulation should be less than a tenth of an inch, and winds will remain below 25 mph, he said.

Kaytlyn Leslie: 805-781-7928, @kaytyleslie

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