Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

EW9981 Idyllwild Fire (E9981)

Lat: 33.74683°NLon: 116.71533°WElev: 5397ft.

NA

55°F

13°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed NNW 4 G 16 MPH
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 15 Oct 12:47 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Idyllwild CA

Red Flag Warning until October 16, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 16, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Tue

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy then
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light north  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Idyllwild CA
 33.74°N 116.72°W (Elev. 5318 ft)
3:33 am PDT Oct 15, 2018
1pm PDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm PDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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