There is a wind and flood advisory for the Central Coast through 4 p.m. today

NORTH COUNTY — There is a wind and flood advisory for the Central Coast today, Friday, Feb. 24. Both advisories have been extended until 4 p.m. this evening.

The winter storm began its journey on the Central Coast Thursday morning with some residents waking up to a dusting of snow on the ground. The cold front will continue with rain showers through this Saturday.

Here is a look at the rain precipitation for the last 24 hours as of 12 p.m. on Friday:

  • Estrella River (San Miguel): 1.04
  • Paso Robles: 1.08
  • Shandon: 1.19
  • Templeton: 1.57
  • Atascadero: 1.30
  • Santa Margarita: 2.36

Weather experts are expecting the Central Coast to see 1-3 inches of rain between Friday and Saturday. More rain is still in the forecast through next Wednesday.

CHP Fort Tejon reported closing the Grapevine, where the north and southbound I-5 is, this morning due to snow. The closure has lead to an increase in traffic on Highway 101.

Please be advised of varying road conditions and the following road closures:

Paso Robles

  • San Marcos Road at Wellsona Road due to flooding from a low water crossing.


  • Shell Creek Road is closed due to flooding. 

Santa Margarita

  • Pozo Road to HWY 58 is closed due to storm damage.

Please check back on this page for updates.