On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Hot Weather Over Much of the U.S.

Tuesday may be the first day of September, but it will feel more like July in much of the country. Highs in the low to mid 90s will be common from the central and southern Plains across the southeast and into the mid-Atlantic. Highs over 100 will be common in the desert southwest. The hot weather is expected to continue in many areas through the Labor Day weekend.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

BRANCH MOUNTAIN (BRHC1)

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

NA

67°F

19°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NE 9 G 12 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 31 Aug 10:35 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles ENE Santa Maria CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Labor Day
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles ENE Santa Maria CA
 35.02°N 120.07°W (Elev. 3373 ft)
8:55 pm PDT Aug 31, 2015
11pm PDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm PDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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