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Calm Midweek, Before Weekend Winter Storm?

The weather pattern remains mostly quiet midweek but this may change by the weekend as confidence is increasing on a winter storm along the East Coast. On Wednesday, expect below normal temperatures for the Eastern half of the U.S., locally heavy snow in the southern Rockies and High Plains, showers and isolated thunderstorms in Florida and air stagnation issues in the Northwest. Read More >

High temperatures throughout Central California this afternoon will be around five degrees above normal for this time of year. Here are probabilities of maximum temperatures of 60 degrees or higher for select locations in the San Joaquin Valley on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022.
High temperatures throughout Central California Thursday afternoon will be around five degrees above normal for this time of year. Here are probabilities of maximum temperatures of 60 degrees or higher for select locations in the San Joaquin Valley on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.
High temperatures throughout Central California this afternoon, Thursday afternoon, and Friday afternoon will be around five degrees above normal for this time of year.
There is no chance of precipitation in Fresno the rest of this month. Therefore, January 2022 will be tied as the driest month of January ever in Fresno since precipitation records began in 1881.
There is no chance of precipitation in Bakersfield the rest of this month. Therefore, January 2022 will be tied as the second driest month of January ever in Bakersfield since precipitation records began in 1893.

 

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 Forecast Information
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Area Forecast Discussion AFD newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
7 Day Zone Forecast ZFP newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Area Forecast Matricies AFM newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Point Forecast Matricies PFM newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Tabular Forecast SFT newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 Severe Weather Information
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Tornado Warning TOR newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SVR newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Watch County Notification WCN newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flash Flood Warning FFW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Severe Weather Statement SVS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flash Flood Statement FFS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Winter Weather Product WSW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Non Precipitation Product NPW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Backcountry Avalanche Product AVW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Special Weather Statement SPS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Local Storm Report LSR newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 Fire Weather Information
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Fire Weather Forecast FWF newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Spot Forecast FWS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Point Forecast FWM newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
RFW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 Aviation Weather Information
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Aviation Weather Warning AWW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast TAF  
 - Atwater TAFMER newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Merced TAFMCE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Fresno TAFFAT newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Visalia TAFVIS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Bakersfield TAFBFL newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 Hydrologic Information
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Flood Watch FFA newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flood Warning - General Flooding FLW newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flood Statement - General Flooding FLS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flood Warning - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLWUSJ newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Flood Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLSUSJ newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
River Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin RVSUSJ newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Hydrologic Outlook ESF newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 Climate Information
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Daily Climate Summary CLI  
 - Merced CLIMCE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Madera CLIMAE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Fresno CLIFAT newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Hanford CLIHJO newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Bakersfield CLIBFL newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Monthly Climate Summary CLM  
 - Merced CLMMCE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Madera CLMMAE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Fresno CLMFAT newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Hanford CLMHJO newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
 - Bakersfield CLMBFL newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Record Event Report RER newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Regional Temp/Precip Table RTP newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Drought Information Statement DGT newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Hydro-met Data Report Part 3 (WxCoder) RR3 newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Local Cooperative Observation (CoCoRaHS) LCO newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
       
 General Public Information
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Regional Weather Roundup RWR newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Public Information Statement PNS newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Air Quality Alert AQA newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Civil Emergency Message CEM newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Radar Free Text Message FTM newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10