Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 34.89408°NLon: 120.45212°WElev: 243ft.

Mostly Clear

65°F

18°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NW 9 MPH
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.85 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 01:51 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles N Vandenberg AFB CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles N Vandenberg AFB CA
 34.85°N 120.59°W (Elev. 197 ft)
5:10 am PDT Oct 20, 2020
2pm PDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 26, 2020
 
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