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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Current conditions at

KE6AFE Santa Cruz (AP803)

Lat: 36.98217°NLon: 122.01533°WElev: 89ft.

NA

54°F

12°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed S 9 G 17 MPH
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 20 Feb 5:34 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Cruz CA

Flood Watch until February 21, 04:00am
Wind Advisory until February 20, 01:00pm
High Wind Warning February 20, 01:00pm until February 21, 03:00am
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 04:00am
    Wind Advisory until February 20, 01:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 61. Windy, with a south wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 54. Windy, with a south southeast wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 61. Windy, with a south wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 54. Windy, with a south southeast wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Cruz CA
 36.97°N 122.03°W (Elev. 69 ft)
4:57 am PST Feb 20, 2017
6am PST Feb 20, 2017-6pm PST Feb 26, 2017
 
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