Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Santa Maria Public Airport/Capt G Allan Hancock Field (KSMX)

Lat: 34.89408°NLon: 120.45212°WElev: 243.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed ESE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.1 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 03:35 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles W Santa Maria CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Low around 51. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain.  Low around 52. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly before 4am.  Low around 47. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 51. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain. High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 52. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. High near 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 47. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles W Santa Maria CA
 34.94°N 120.58°W (Elev. 128 ft)
3:46 am PST Mar 1, 2024
4am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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