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

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 18 G 27 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 16 Jan 12:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

5 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: A chance of snow showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers.  Patchy fog. High near 41. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Blustery

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Snow showers. Patchy fog. High near 41. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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 44. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Idyllwild CA
 33.79°N 116.65°W (Elev. 8717 ft)
2:12 am PST Jan 16, 2019
6am PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 22, 2019
 
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