Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ortega (ORTSD)

Lat: 33.56957°NLon: 117.51384°WElev: 1080ft.

NA

58°F

14°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 5 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 08 Mar 03:50 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Coto de Caza CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, mainly after 4am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain before 10am, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 45. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 15 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

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Rain, mainly after 4am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain before 10am, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 45. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 15 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
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Coto de Caza CA
 33.59°N 117.49°W (Elev. 2169 ft)
1:27 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
4pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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