Santa Barbara, Calif. - Wednesday began clear and chilly around the California Central Coast and South Coast, but the clouds are increasing, and changes are coming on Thursday. We'll have more clouds late tonight through early Thursday with light morning drizzle possible. Overnight lows will be milder tomorrow, ranging from the upper 30s to the upper 40s.
A cold front will sweep over California on Thursday, and we can expect rain and gusty wind from late morning through early evening. Most areas will receive between 0.33" and 1.33". A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the mountains of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. We can expect variable clouds and more seasonable temperatures beginning Friday.
Overnight lows will warm to above-average levels most mornings through the middle of next week due to more clouds. Valleys: 30s and lower 40s. Coasts: 40s and lower 50s. Daytime highs will begin the next seven days below average with the storm, but will then warm to seasonable levels afterward. Valleys: 50s and lower 60. Coasts: upper 50s to upper 60s.