The latest storm dropped 1-3 inches on Santa Barbara County and dusted the frontcountry Santa Ynez Mountains with snow Wednesday night.
It’s the third time this year storms have been cold enough to drop snow on this coastal range, with the white peaks visible from Goleta and Santa Barbara.
The National Weather Service warned of potentially severe weather overnight, but no major incidents were reported.
San Marcos Pass received 2.9 inches of rain from this week’s storm, the second-highest amount of any monitoring station in the region, according to the NWS.
Tecolote Canyon had 2.5 inches, the Maria Ygnacio Ridge had 2.1 inches, and the Doulton Tunnel had 2 inches of rain in the 48 hours ending at 8 a.m. Thursday.
Other storm rainfall totals include: 1.2 inches in Santa Barbara and Goleta; 1 inch in Solvang; 0.7 inches in Buellton; 0.9 inches in Lompoc; 1.1 inches in Santa Maria, and 0.8 inches in Cuyama.
The NWS forecast has a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms Thursday morning before weather clears up for the weekend and next week.
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