Heavy Precipitation for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest High Plains

A Moderate Risk of Excessive Rainfall remains in effect along portions of coastal southern California today. Heavy rain, gusty winds and heavy mountain snow in California are expected to become less intense by Wednesday. Meanwhile, a warming trend is expected to expand from the Great Plains into the Midwest through midweek. Fire weather concerns increase Wednesday for the Southwest High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salinas, Salinas Municipal Airport (KSNS)

Lat: 36.66361°NLon: 121.60806°WElev: 82.0ft.

light rain,mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed ENE 8 MPH
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.93 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 04:20 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE San Juan Bautista CA

Flood Watch until February 21, 10:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Wed

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 50. West southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then rain likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 50. West southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then rain likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE San Juan Bautista CA
 36.76°N 121.5°W (Elev. 2546 ft)
12:26 pm PST Feb 20, 2024
4pm PST Feb 20, 2024-6pm PST Feb 27, 2024
 
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