Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

March Air Reserve Base (KRIV)

Lat: 33.88194°NLon: 117.25902°WElev: 1536.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SSE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.93 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 03 Mar 06:55 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW March AFB/Riverside CA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 45.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW March AFB/Riverside CA
 33.84°N 117.32°W (Elev. 1598 ft)
2:27 am PST Mar 3, 2024
7am PST Mar 3, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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