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Photo Gallery: Overnight storm leaves damage behind in Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties

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Liz Cortez-Patterson
A picture shared by a viewer showing what appears to be a boat on a Monterey County beach. She said it was seen near the Monterey Tides Hotel and Home Depot along Highway 1.
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Liz Cortez-Patterson
Another photo showing the same boat
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Daniela Leal
A viewer shared this picture of a fence down in the Watsonville area
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Monterey County Sheriff's Office
This photo shows a slide in the Pine Canyon area
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Monterey County Sheriff's Office
This photo shows a slide in the Pine Canyon area
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Ruby Ruiz
Viewer Ruby Ruiz spotted fence damage in Soledad
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Pacific Grove Police
A chaise lounge found by Pacific Grove Police in a roadway
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KION's Erika Bratten was in Monterey County tracking storm damage
Storm's impact in Santa Cruz County being assessed
KION's Josh Kristianto was in Santa Cruz County tracking storm damage
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CHP Santa Cruz
Snow was spotted up in the Santa Cruz Mountains, but it began melting when it started raining

CENTRAL COAST, Calif. (KION) The strongest storm system of the season hit the Central Coast overnight, leaving behind flooding, mud slides and debris.

Homes around the CZU Lightning Complex, River, Carmel and Dolan Fire burn scars were evacuated ahead of the storm, and although no major damage has been reported in Santa Cruz County, slides were reported near Big Sur and Pine Canyon.

Read more from our meteorologists here.

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