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Active Weather Pattern Continues across the West

Another weather system will spread rain and high elevation mountain snows across the West Coast. Warmer temperatures is causing some of the rain to fall as freezing rain and sleet in the Cascades and Columbia Gorge, as well as some interior locations. Heavy mountain snow will be possible from California into the Southern Rockies. Strong winds will accompany this storm. Read More >

Current conditions at

DW9961 Petaluma (D9961)

Lat: 38.27467°NLon: 122.66383°WElev: 43ft.

NA

49°F

9°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SSE 4 G 10 MPH
Barometer 29.69 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 18 Jan 4:53 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Sonoma CA

Wind Advisory until January 18, 10:00pm
Flood Advisory until January 18, 08:15pm
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Wind Advisory
Flood Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until January 18, 10:00pm
    Flood Advisory until January 18, 08:15pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 51. South southeast wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 42. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 42. Light southwest wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 51. East southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 51. South southeast wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 42. West wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then rain after 10pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 42. Light southwest wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 51. East southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Sonoma CA
 38.26°N 122.51°W (Elev. 262 ft)
2:01 pm PST Jan 18, 2017
5pm PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 25, 2017
 
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