Santa Barbara

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 4:37 am PST on February 27, 2015, expires at: 10:00 PM PST on February 27, 2015
  • ...Wind Advisory in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST this evening... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST this evening.
  • Winds and timing...northwest to north winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts between 35 and 45 mph...strongest in the mountains. Winds will increase later this afternoon and persist through this evening. Winds will decrease some by midnight. Winds are not expected to turn to the northeast. Therefore...the hills around Montecito should not experience stronger gusts.
  • Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 101...154...and 192...especially near Gaviota...San Marcos Pass. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds. Kaplan

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Friday Morning Forecast

Temperatures begin to cool this afternoon with more clouds expected leading into the weekend storm.