Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

PINNACLES (PCLC1)

Lat: 36.47075°NLon: 121.14728°WElev: 1322.0ft.

NA

43°F

6°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 1 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 10:37 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Hernandez CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 10pm.  Widespread frost, mainly after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 50. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Frost then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of frost after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am.  Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy frost after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of rain showers after 10pm. Widespread frost, mainly after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 50. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am. Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Patchy frost after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Areas of frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Friday
Areas of frost. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Hernandez CA
 36.35°N 120.74°W (Elev. 3386 ft)
2:45 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
11pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database