Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

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

Mist

52°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SSE 10 MPH
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.64 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 02:35 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Maria CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 50. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 50. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 57. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 50. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 50. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. High near 57. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Maria CA
 34.96°N 120.45°W (Elev. 197 ft)
9:44 pm PST Feb 29, 2024
3am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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