Significant Weather Hazards from Storms on the West coast and in the Mississippi Valley

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Current conditions at

KE6AFE Santa Cruz (AP803)

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

NA

15°C

59°F

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed SSE 14 MPH
Barometer 29.65 in (1004.06 mb)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility NA
Last update 24 Oct 05:14 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

Santa Cruz CA

Wind Advisory until October 24, 08:00pm
High Surf Warning October 24, 11:00pm until October 26, 11:00am
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Wind Advisory
High Surf Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until October 24, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 17. Breezy, with a south wind around 47 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 11. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 37 to 47 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  High near 16. West wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Rain Likely

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog between 8am and 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog between 8am and 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 17. Breezy, with a south wind around 47 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
Rain before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 11. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 37 to 47 km/h decreasing to 13 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then rain likely after 11am. High near 16. West wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Patchy fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 17. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Patchy fog between 8am and 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Santa Cruz CA
 36.97°N 122.03°W (Elev. 21 m)
3:03 pm PDT Oct 24, 2021
5pm PDT Oct 24, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 31, 2021
 
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