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

MT. SAN JACINTO (MSJC1)

Lat: 33.815278°NLon: 116.641944°WElev: 8616ft.

NA

37°F

3°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed S 5 G 12 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 16 Jan 9:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NE Idyllwild CA

Flash Flood Watch until January 17, 06:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until January 17, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then rain showers.  Patchy fog. Low around 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog. High near 46. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then rain showers. Patchy fog. Low around 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. High near 46. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NE Idyllwild CA
 33.82°N 116.65°W (Elev. 7831 ft)
2:12 am PST Jan 16, 2019
10am PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 22, 2019
 
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