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Beware of problematic rain hazards across the Central Coast amidst New Year’s weekend

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. -- Rain on the Central Coast has caused hazards to arise this New Year's weekend.

If you are on the road this holiday weekend beware of hazards caused by the wet weather.

Moderate to heavy rain has been falling in Santa Maria and is expected to continue throughout the day.

If any flooding or debris is visible on the ground do not drive over it.

Floods across the county can also be dangerous for pedestrians and drivers.

Some hazard areas to be aware of are; Black Road in Santa Maria and The Oceano Lagoon.

This morning CHP cleared a fallen tree near Templeton, stalling traffic.

PG&E staff says they will have workers out in the field ready to clear fallen trees or power lines.

Avila Beach may also be impacted by the rain and may have some flooding.

If power lines have collapsed near you or your home call 811 for further assistance.

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