Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

CW9585 Santa Cruz (C9585)

Lat: 36.97°NLon: -121.92°WElev: 66ft.

NA

65°F

18°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 2 G 7 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 11 Feb 10:57 am PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Aptos CA

High Surf Advisory February 11, 12:00pm until February 13, 08:00pm
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High Surf Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light south wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming east in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light south wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Aptos CA
 36.97°N 121.92°W (Elev. 0 ft)
2:24 am PST Feb 11, 2016
11am PST Feb 11, 2016-6pm PST Feb 17, 2016
 
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