Salinas, CA (93907)

2:55 PM PST on January 21, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Prunedale | | Change Station

Elev 239 ft 36.81 °N, 121.68 °W | Updated 16 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
53.1 °F
Feels Like 53.1 °F
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 3.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 31% visible
METAR KSNS 212153Z 13011KT 10SM RA CLR 13/07 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP133 P0000 T01280072
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 31% visible
METAR KSNS 212153Z 13011KT 10SM RA CLR 13/07 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP133 P0000 T01280072

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:39 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has
extended the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
northwestern Monterey County in central California...

* until 1245 am PST Sunday

* at 1236 PM PST, the real-time stream gage in the Salinas river
lagoon continues to report water level above flood stage. The
current stage is 6.43 feet and active flooding begins at 6.0 feet.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern
Monterey County.

* Flooding is due to surge from very high surf, and will continue
through the evening and into early Sunday morning when the swell
starts to decrease. There will also be fluctuations due to tidal

* The city of Marina will not be flooded, but local farmland and
rural and primitive roads on the lower floodplain west of Highway
1 should be avoided.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Lat... Lon 3675 12177 3672 12180 3676 12180

Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning
Issued: 2:27 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from midnight PST tonight
through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of western California... including the following
areas... coastal North Bay including Point Reyes National
Seashore... East Bay hills and the Diablo Range... East Bay
interior valleys... mountains of San Benito County and interior
Monterey County including Pinnacles National Monument... North
Bay interior valleys... North Bay mountains... northern Monterey
Bay... northern Salinas valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel
Valley... San Francisco... San Francisco Bay shoreline... San
Francisco peninsula coast... Santa Clara Valley including San
Jose... Santa Cruz Mountains... Santa Lucia mountains and Los
Padres National Forest... southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur
coast and southern Salinas valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San

* From midnight PST tonight through Sunday afternoon

* periods of heavy rain on already saturated soils will impact the
region from late tonight through Sunday afternoon. Additional
rainfall amounts from 1 to 2 inches are possible at lower
elevations with 2 to 5 inches across the North Bay and coastal

* The primary impacts will be localized ponding of water on low
lying roadways with poor drainage... rapid rises on streams and
creeks with some likely exceeding bankfull... some river
flooding... and potential rock and mud slides. Recent burn
scars will also be susceptible to debris flows during periods
of intense rainfall.

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.

1219 PM PST Sat Jan 21 2017

... High surf warning remains in effect until 3 am PST Sunday...

* swell... west swell 24 to 28 feet today through early Sunday
morning. Swell periods 14 to 15 seconds.

* Surf... breaker heights 30 to 40 ft through early Sunday morning.

* Timing... continuing through early Sunday morning.

* Impacts... large breaking waves... strong rip currents... and
sneaker waves.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that very dangerous... battering
waves will pound the shoreline. Do not venture near or into the
water... heavy surf will result in deadly rip currents.

High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:23 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 am PST Sunday...

* timing... late tonight into Sunday morning.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts
greater than 60 mph... strongest near the coast and in higher

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Since the soils are
saturated... there is a heightened potential for downed trees
and power outages.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

Gale Warning, Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 2:27 PM PST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning now in effect from 9 PM this evening to 10 am PST
... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 10 am Sunday to 3 PM PST
... Small Craft Advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Small
Craft Advisory... which is in effect from 10 am Sunday to 3 PM PST
Monday. The Small Craft Advisory has been cancelled.

* Winds and waves: see the coastal waters forecast (cwfmtr) or
our marine Page at http://weather.Gov/sanfrancisco/marine.Php
for more details.

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.