Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 34.89408°NLon: 120.45212°WElev: 243ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.98 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 09 Dec 09:35 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Maria CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 41. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 10am.  High near 58. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 41. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 58. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Maria CA
 34.96°N 120.45°W (Elev. 197 ft)
8:56 pm PST Dec 9, 2022
9pm PST Dec 9, 2022-6pm PST Dec 16, 2022
 
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