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

Santa Maria Public Airport/Capt G Allan Hancock Field (KSMX)

Lat: 34.89408°NLon: 120.45212°WElev: 243.0ft.

Rain

50°F

10°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed WSW 8 MPH
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.93 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 03 Mar 01:05 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Maria CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Maria CA
 34.94°N 120.44°W (Elev. 246 ft)
9:50 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
1am PST Mar 3, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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