Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

BIG SUR (PPSC1)

Lat: 36.245356°NLon: 121.78015°WElev: 354ft.

NA

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 5 G 17 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 16 Jan 12:04 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Big Sur CA

Flash Flood Watch January 16, 03:00pm until January 17, 03:00am
Coastal Flood Advisory January 17, 05:00am until January 17, 09:00am
High Surf Warning January 17, 05:00am until January 18, 05:00pm
High Wind Warning January 16, 01:00pm until January 17, 03:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Coastal Flood Advisory
High Surf Warning
High Wind Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 59. Windy, with a south southeast wind 30 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and heavy rain.  Low around 53. Windy, with a south southwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Windy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 58. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 59. Windy, with a south southeast wind 30 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and heavy rain. Low around 53. Windy, with a south southwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 58. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Big Sur CA
 36.25°N 121.8°W (Elev. 1073 ft)
10:16 am PST Jan 16, 2019
12pm PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 22, 2019
 
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