Inclement Weather For California; Fire Weather Threat In The High Plains

A strong storm and frontal system will move through Central and Southern California over the next two days, perhaps lingering through midweek. Expect heavy snowfall across the Sierra into the Southern California mountains and heavy rainfall which may cause flooding and debris flows in Southern California. There is an elevated to critical fire weather risk across the Southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

BIG SUR (PPSC1)

Lat: 36.245356°NLon: 121.78015°WElev: 354ft.

NA

52°F

11°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed E 3 MPH
Barometer 1011.85 mb
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 05 Apr 06:04 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Big Sur CA

  • Today

    Today: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 47 by noon, then falling to around 42 during the remainder of the day. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 47 by noon, then falling to around 42 during the remainder of the day. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Big Sur CA
 36.29°N 121.72°W (Elev. 2490 ft)
4:02 am PDT Apr 5, 2020
7am PDT Apr 5, 2020-6pm PDT Apr 11, 2020
 
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