Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

ILLINOIS VALLEY AIRPORT (SBFO3)

Lat: 42.10375°NLon: 123.685083°WElev: 1389ft.

NA

40°F

4°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 08 Mar 04:52 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles NW Cave Junction OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 34. South southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around 29. South southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. High near 34. South southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 29. South southwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow. High near 35. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Snow level 4100 feet rising to 4800 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Snow level 5200 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles NW Cave Junction OR
 42.27°N 123.82°W (Elev. 4019 ft)
2:51 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
5pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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