Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Porterville, Porterville Municipal Airport (KPTV)

Lat: 36.03333°NLon: 119.06667°WElev: 443.0ft.

Clear

63°F

17°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.61 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 10:20 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Porterville CA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 45. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. High near 56. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Porterville CA
 36.04°N 119.06°W (Elev. 427 ft)
10:01 am PST Feb 26, 2024
10am PST Feb 26, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
 
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