Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

CW9585 Santa Cruz (C9585)

Lat: 36.97076°NLon: 121.96891°WElev: 66ft.

NA

56°F

13°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 12 MPH
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.01 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 08 Mar 03:57 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Capitola CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Low around 41. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Low around 41. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Capitola CA
 36.98°N 121.95°W (Elev. 79 ft)
3:02 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
4pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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