National Weather Service | San Diego 24/7 Warnings, forecasts, and support. Serving San Diego, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
Good afternoon, #SoCal ! 🌧️ The heavy rain remains to our northwest, but some light rain is beginning to push into the region this afternoon. The heaviest rain is expected this evening through tomorrow morning. Check out the radar from 10am to now below! #cawx
It will also be windy with this system, with the strongest winds occurring across the mountains and the desert slopes. Winds will likely peak late Tue night through Wed morning, though breezy conditions will likely persist through Wed afternoon. Use caution if traveling! #CAwx
Even after the event this week, we are not out of the woods with winter yet. The @NWSCPC is calling for a 70-80% chance of above normal precipitation towards mid-late March, with below normal temperatures. #CAwx
Here is an updated video briefing for the incoming #atmosphericriver #cawx #castorm
⚠ The Flood Watch has been expanded to include all of Orange County, including the Santa Ana Mountains, as well as the Inland Empire ⚠ The watch remains in effect from 5 PM Tuesday through 2 PM Wednesday.
Updated rainfall and wind gust forecast for our storm today through Wednesday.
2:50 PM radar update Light to moderate rain continues to push into SoCal this afternoon, with the heaviest rain still remaining to our north and west. Heaviest rain is expected late this evening through the overnight hours. #cawx
A Blizzard Warning, the first issued by this office, is now in effect for the San Bernardino County Mountains from 4 AM Friday to 4 PM Saturday. Travel will be VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE due to the extremely heavy snow and extremely high winds expected. #CAwx
**A Tsunami Advisory has been issued for the U.S. West Coast, including San Diego County and Orange County. Arrival time of waves: 7:50 AM this morning** A tsunami capable of producing strong currents hazardous to swimmers, boats, and coastal structures is expected.
A major winter storm is unfolding across #SoCal , the strongest we've seen in several years. Major impacts will be possible for our region, with heavy snowfall in the mountains, and heavy rain with flooding also possible. The heaviest precip will be Fri night-Sat. #CAwx
Photos from the #DustStorm in Salton City earlier this evening were sent in by NWS #Skywarn Spotter Steve. #CAwx
The excessive rainfall potential is shown here, highest threat of too much rain at once is the purple shaded area, mountains and desert slopes #CAWX #socal #TCKay
Areas in the Inland Empire near Fontana, Rialto, and Devore have now picked up more snow this winter than New York City and Philadelphia. Y'all can have it back now @NWSNewYorkNY and @NWS_MountHolly Latest rain and snow totals here: #CAwx
AVOID AREAS NEAR THE SAN DIEGO RIVER TODAY. Multiple reports of flooded roadways along the San Diego River from Fashion Valley to Rancho Mission Rd. Here's a photo taken by one of our meteorologists of the San Diego River at Camino Del Este. NEVER cross flooded roadways. #CAwx