Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

KE6AFE Santa Cruz (AP803)

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

NA

12°C

53°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility NA
Last update 21 Nov 1:20 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Santa Cruz CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain, mainly after 4am.  Low around 10. Southeast wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain before 10am, then showers between 10am and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 17. Breezy, with a south wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 17 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 9. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 10. South southwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 17. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain, mainly after 4am. Low around 10. Southeast wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Rain before 10am, then showers between 10am and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 17. Breezy, with a south wind 24 to 29 km/h increasing to 37 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 9. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 14 to 24 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thanksgiving Day
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 10. South southwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 17. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Cruz CA
 36.97°N 122.03°W (Elev. 21 m)
7:32 pm PST Nov 20, 2018
2am PST Nov 21, 2018-6pm PST Nov 27, 2018
 
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