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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

BRANCH MOUNTAIN (BRHC1)

Lat: 35.185233°NLon: 120.084989°WElev: 3770ft.

NA

33°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed WNW 8 G 18 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 19 Apr 4:35 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles NE Santa Maria CA

Wind Advisory April 19, 01:00pm until April 19, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Light north wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light northeast  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Light north wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles NE Santa Maria CA
 35.08°N 120.25°W (Elev. 1542 ft)
4:11 am PDT Apr 19, 2018
5am PDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm PDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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