SLO County reservoir levels rise

Following last week’s storm, Santa Margarita Lake is nearly at full capacity. Meanwhile, other San Luis Obispo County reservoirs are at least half full.

Over the last month, Santa Margarita Lake, also known as Salinas Reservoir, rose from 79.8 percent capacity to 94.5 percent, according to SLO County water data. Lake Nacimiento rose from 40 percent to 56 percent capacity over the last 30 days. Read More …

Heavy rains fall in SLO County

Multiple San Luis Obispo County communities have received four or more inches of rain over the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, flooding, mudslides, rockslides and car accidents are occurring around the county.

Over the last 24 hours, both Los Osos and Templeton have received four inches of rain. Los Osos received 4.10 inches and Templeton received 4.06 inches, Read More …