Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fortuna Rohnerville Airport (KFOT)

Lat: 40.55296°NLon: 124.13338°WElev: 377ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed ESE 23 MPH
Barometer 29.49 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 16 Jan 4:15 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Loleta CA

Wind Advisory until January 16, 10:00pm
High Surf Warning January 17, 05:00am until January 18, 05:00am
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Wind Advisory
High Surf Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until January 16, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Wed

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 64. Very windy, with a south southeast wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and Very
    Windy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Low around 49. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 54. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 46. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 64. Very windy, with a south southeast wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Low around 49. Windy, with a south wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 54. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 46. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Rain. High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Loleta CA
 40.59°N 124.26°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:08 pm PST Jan 16, 2019
4pm PST Jan 16, 2019-6pm PST Jan 23, 2019
 
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