Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Porterville, Porterville Municipal Airport (KPTV)

Lat: 36.03333°NLon: 119.06667°WElev: 443ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 9 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 10:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

25 Miles NNW Kernville CA

Flash Flood Watch until January 17, 10:00pm
Winter Storm Warning until January 17, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until January 17, 10:00pm
    Winter Storm Warning until January 17, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow showers. Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
M.L.King Day
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
25 Miles NNW Kernville CA
 36.11°N 118.54°W (Elev. 7198 ft)
10:57 am PST Jan 17, 2019
11am PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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