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

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA)

Lat: 34.42611°NLon: 119.84361°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SW 9 MPH
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 8:53 am PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Santa Barbara CA

High Surf Advisory until January 18, 09:00pm
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High Surf Advisory
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    High Surf Advisory until January 18, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    High Surf Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  High near 63. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. High near 63. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Santa Barbara CA
 34.45°N 119.77°W (Elev. 197 ft)
1:52 am PST Jan 17, 2019
9am PST Jan 17, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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