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Recent rain increases water levels at Lake Nacimiento 

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–Paso Robles Public Works Director Dick McKinley told city council Tuesday night that recent rainfall has dramatically increased water levels at Lake Nacimiento. In the last week, the water levels have increased from 30-percent to 46-percent, according to McKinley, and the run-off continues.

Paso Robles received .06 inches of rain in the past 24 hours, and parts of the county saw rare weather events such as snow and hail. 

Rainfall has reached 13.41 so far this season. That’s less than an inch below the average for the season.

Paso Robles Water Division has recorded an average annual rainfall total of 14.11″ from 1942 – June 2014. Click here for Paso Robles rainfall records going back to 1942. Click here for current Paso Robles weather forecasts.

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