Descanso, CA (91916)

2:58 AM PST on January 23, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MNDCSD | | Change Station

Elev 3375 ft 32.88 °N, 116.65 °W | Updated 17 days ago

44.0 °F
Feels Like 41 °F
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 8.0 mph

High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility -9999.0 miles
Windchill 41 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:46 AM 5:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KCZZ 231052Z AUTO 24023G31KT 08/08 A2988 RMK AO1 PK WND 24031/1052 SLP104 P0001 T00830083
Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility -9999.0 miles
Windchill 41 °F
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.57 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:46 AM 5:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KCZZ 231052Z AUTO 24023G31KT 08/08 A2988 RMK AO1 PK WND 24031/1052 SLP104 P0001 T00830083

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:21 PM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM PST Monday...

* snow levels... falling to 5500 feet late night... and around 4500
feet Monday.

* Winds... areas of southwest to west winds to 25 to 35 mph with
gusts to 65 mph this afternoon and early this evening. Gusts to
70 mph near Mountain Ridge tops and along desert slopes late
this afternoon and early this evening.

* Snow... snow showers developing overnight as the snow level
lowers and continuing at times through Monday.

* Snow accumulations... 2 to 5 inches from 4000 to 5000 feet...
with 5 to 12 inches above 5000 feet.

* Visibility... near zero at times in snow... blowing snow... and

* Impacts... travel will be dangerous at times over the mountains
due to snow covered roads... strong winds and low visibility.
Dangerous cross winds expected for high profile vehicles.
Winds may cause structural damage and knock down trees and
power lines.

* Outlook... snow showers will continue at times for Monday night
and Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


Flood Warning
Issued: 2:11 AM PST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for the Santa Margarita river at Ysidora
* through early this afternoon
* at 1 am PST today the stage was 13.3 feet
* minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 10.8 feet
* at 13.3 feet, moderate flood stage, 22,000 cfs. Vandegrift Road is flooded
for several miles downstream of the gage site. Stuart Mesa bridge has been
overtopped, and Stuart Mesa Road is flooded.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 12.4 feet on Feb 23 1998.

Lat... Lon 3325 11743 3341 11731 3337 11728 3326 11735
      3321 11740


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:54 PM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southwest California... including the following
areas... Coachella Valley... San Diego County coastal areas...
San Diego County deserts... San Diego County mountains and San
Diego County valleys.

* Through Monday evening

* heavy rain will occur at times through early evening today.
Periods of showers... some with heavy rainfall will follow
tonight through Monday... mainly below 5000 feet. Rainfall rates
could locally reach or exceed one inch per hour. This will bring
a risk of flash flooding. Heavy rains over recent burn scars
could result in debris flows and mud slides. In the
mountains... a warmer air mass this afternoon and early evening
will result in rising snow levels and melting of snow which will
increase the risk of flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


Gale Warning
Issued: 8:34 PM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST Tuesday...

* winds... southerly 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming
southwest late tonight... west Monday morning... and then
northwest Monday night.

* Waves/seas... combined seas of 11 to 16 feet... with rough seas
continuing through Monday night.

* Outlook... winds will diminish on Tuesday... but seas may not
lower below 10 feet until late Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.