Long Beach, CA (90815)

8:14 PM PDT on October 19, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Los Altos | | Change Station

Elev 36 ft 33.81 °N, 118.12 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
70.3 °F
Feels Like 72 °F
N
0.6
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 1.2 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 72 °F
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 6:13 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLGB 200253Z 29004KT 9SM CLR 20/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 T02000161 53006
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 72 °F
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 6:13 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLGB 200253Z 29004KT 9SM CLR 20/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 T02000161 53006

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Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 2:29 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch in effect from Monday morning through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued an
excessive heat watch, which is in effect from Monday morning
through Tuesday evening.

* Temperatures... 100-106 degrees, warmest on Tuesday. Overnight
lows in the upper 60s and 70s. Isolated lower 80s possible in
the foothills and mountains.

* Impacts... the very high temperatures create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Temperatures
inside vehicles, even if the windows are partially open, can
quickly rise to life-threatening levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Never, ever, leave people or pets in enclosed vehicles, even for
a short period of time.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.



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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 1:39 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Sunday
afternoon...

* hazards... surf heights 3 to 6 feet through Sunday evening. Local
sets to 8 feet are possible early Saturday due to a long period
west northwest swell peaking across the coastal waters during
this time. There will be gusty west winds affecting the Ventura
County coast including Oxnard this afternoon through early this
evening and again Friday afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off jetties, beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Swim near a
lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.




139 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Sunday
afternoon...

* hazards... surf heights 3 to 6 feet through Sunday evening. Local
sets to 8 feet are possible early Saturday due to a long period
west northwest swell peaking across the coastal waters during
this time. There will be gusty west winds affecting the Ventura
County coast including Oxnard this afternoon through early this
evening and again Friday afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off jetties, beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Swim near a
lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.



Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:27 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday morning through
Tuesday afternoon for gusty northeast winds and low relative
humidity for the Ventura County valleys... San Fernando Valley...
and Santa Monica Mountains...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
Fire Weather Watch for gusty northeast winds and low relative
humidity... which is in effect from Sunday morning through Tuesday
afternoon.

* Winds... areas of north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with
gusts 30 to 40 mph on Sunday... increasing to 15 to 30 mph with
gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... minimum values 10 to 15 percent on Sunday,
lowering to between 6 and 12 percent Monday through Tuesday.
Very poor humidity recoveries expected each night in the
foothills and wind prone areas.

* Temperatures... .Max temperatures 88 to 95 degrees on Sunday,
rising to between 95 and 105 degrees Monday into Tuesday. Very
warm overnight low temperatures in the foothills and wind prone
areas... remaining 75 to 80 degrees in warmest locations.

* Impacts...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.