Unsettled Weather In the West; Above Average Temperatures in the Central U.S.

A relatively quiet stretch of weather is expected across much of the Continental U.S. with the exception of the West Coast where rain and higher elevation snow will impact the Northwest and northern California through Tuesday. A critical fire weather risk is expected in Kansas and elevated in the surrounding areas. Record high temperatures are possible across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

KE6AFE Santa Cruz (AP803)

Lat: 36.98217°NLon: 122.01533°WElev: 89ft.

NA

62°F

17°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SSE 1 MPH
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.29 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 07 Mar 01:18 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Cruz CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy frost after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Areas Frost
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Patchy frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then rain after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Patchy frost. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Cruz CA
 36.97°N 122.03°W (Elev. 69 ft)
12:29 pm PST Mar 7, 2021
1pm PST Mar 7, 2021-6pm PST Mar 13, 2021
 
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