Showers are falling offshore of the Central Coast this morning, but it is uncertain whether that rainfall will actually make it to land today, according to the National Weather Service.
A slight chance of showers is in the forecast for San Luis Obispo County today and into tonight, and there are possibilities of lightning strikes and a thunderstorm, the NWS says.
Temperatures countywide today will be in the high 50s to low 60s.
Dry and cool weather returns Tuesday, but then a second, fast-moving storm front will push through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday, bringing with it another chance of light rain.
A ridge of high pressure will rebuild along the coastline Thursday and remain in place through New Year’s weekend, ushering in a period of dry, warmer days and cool nights. Daytime highs should be in the upper 60s in San Luis Obispo on New Year’s Day, the weather service predicts.
-- Tad Weber