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

Modesto City-County Airport - Harry Sham Field (KMOD)

Lat: 37.62549°NLon: 120.9549°WElev: 85ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SSE 8 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 5:20 am PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Modesto CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Light southeast wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Modesto CA
 37.61°N 120.96°W (Elev. 66 ft)
2:44 am PST Jan 17, 2019
5am PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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