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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

BRANCH MOUNTAIN (BRHC1)

Lat: 35.185233°NLon: 120.084989°WElev: 3770ft.

NA

40°F

4°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 2 G 20 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 18 Jan 5:35 am PST
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles ENE Santa Maria CA

Wind Advisory January 18, 07:00pm until January 19, 04:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 40. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 46. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy
    then Rain
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 40. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 46. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles ENE Santa Maria CA
 35.02°N 120.07°W (Elev. 3373 ft)
5:23 am PST Jan 18, 2017
6am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
 
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