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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

MONTECITO #2 (MOIC1)

Lat: 34.445°NLon: 119.62583°WElev: 285.0ft.

NA

59°F

15°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed WSW 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 11:07 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Barbara CA

High Surf Advisory March 2, 03:00pm until March 4, 10:00am
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High Surf Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 59. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 59. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Barbara CA
 34.41°N 119.71°W (Elev. 157 ft)
5:12 am PST Mar 2, 2024
12pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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