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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

Merced Regional Airport (KMCE)

Lat: 37.28306°NLon: 120.50778°WElev: 154ft.

Lt Rain, Fog

57°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SSE 13 G 22 MPH
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 20 Feb 9:38 am PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Merced CA

Flood Watch until February 21, 10:00am
Wind Advisory until February 21, 07:00am
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 10:00am
    Wind Advisory until February 21, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain.  High near 63. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 53. Windy, with a southeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Rain. High near 63. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 53. Windy, with a southeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Merced CA
 37.3°N 120.52°W (Elev. 171 ft)
8:56 am PST Feb 20, 2017
10am PST Feb 20, 2017-6pm PST Feb 26, 2017
 
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