More rain is on the way to San Luis Obispo County this week.
Most areas received only a trace to one-tenth of an inch of rain Monday, according to meteorologist John Lindsey. At Diablo Canyon, .04 inches were recorded, while the Paso Robles airport received .03 inches.
A few places did received substantially more, Lindsey said. At a home between Morro Bay and Atascadero, .25 inches were recorded, and .55 inches were received at Cottontail Creek near Cayucos.
Tuesday morning's partly cloudy skies will turn mostly cloudy by the afternoon, with scattered rain showers developing in the evening, Lindsey said. High temperature are expected to reach the high 50s, with overnight lows in the 40s.
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A cold front will continue moving south until it passes over the county Wednesday morning, Lindsey said. Strong to gale force winds - 25 to 38 mph - and moderate rain are expected. Rain should turn to scattered showers by Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning.
Rainfall totals from that system are expected to range between .75 and 1.25 inches, Lindsey said. Snow is expected across the Sierra, with snow levels dropping from 5,500 feet to 2,500 feet or lower by Wednesday.
Thursday is forecast to be dry before another low pressure system arrives Friday. That storm is expected to have 25 to 38 mph winds with higher gusts and periods of heavy rain. Rain should turn to showers on Saturday, ending by Saturday night, Lindsey said. Snow levels will fall to 2,500 feet Friday.
Sunday and Monday should be clear, cool and breezy.