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

BENTON (BETC1)

Lat: 37.843333°NLon: 118.478528°WElev: 5450ft.

NA

38°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SSW 12 G 22 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 10:00 am PST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles NE Chalfant CA

Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 18, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers, mainly before 4pm.  High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -20. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 50 to 55 mph increasing to 55 to 60 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 85 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Damaging
    Winds

    High: 17 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -25. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 40 to 50 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 100 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Damaging
    Winds

    Low: 3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Very windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Very windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Strong and damaging winds.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Damaging
    Winds

    Low: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -20. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 50 to 55 mph increasing to 55 to 60 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 85 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -25. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 40 to 50 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 100 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Very windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Very windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Strong and damaging winds.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 17. Windy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. Windy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles NE Chalfant CA
 37.62°N 118.25°W (Elev. 12270 ft)
3:13 am PST Jan 17, 2019
11am PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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