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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

LOS ALTOS (LOAC1)

Lat: 37.354722°NLon: 122.141667°WElev: 539ft.

NA

45°F

7°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed WSW 3 G 5 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 18 Jan 6:10 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Palo Alto CA

Wind Advisory January 18, 01:00pm until January 19, 01:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 56. Breezy, with a light east southeast wind becoming southeast 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then rain likely between 10pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 45. Breezy, with a southeast wind 18 to 23 mph becoming south southwest 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 44. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 57. Southeast wind 16 to 21 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 56. Breezy, with a light east southeast wind becoming southeast 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then rain likely between 10pm and 4am, then scattered showers after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 45. Breezy, with a southeast wind 18 to 23 mph becoming south southwest 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Scattered showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 44. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 57. Southeast wind 16 to 21 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Palo Alto CA
 37.41°N 122.12°W (Elev. 112 ft)
5:15 am PST Jan 18, 2017
6am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
 
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