Santa Cruz County Weather


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Santa Cruz Current Conditions Map

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Active CalFire Incidents

County
Incident Name
Location
Acres Burned
% Contained
Updated
Alameda
test
0 / 0
01/31/2024
Contra Costa
Empire Mine Road and Deer Valley Road
50 / 0
06/26/2024
El Dorado
Unknown / TBD
16 / 0
06/16/2024
Fresno
East Kings Canyon Road, Squaw Valley
982 / 15
06/25/2024
Fresno
Palamino Drive and Elwood Road , Wonder Valley in Fresno County
2242 / 10
06/25/2024
Fresno
Watts Valley Road near Hog Mountain Road
267 / 0
06/25/2024
Fresno
3/4 Mile North of Green Cabin Flat Campground
14023 / 95
07/16/2024
Humboldt
East of Garberville on Alderpoint Road.
85 / 90
07/15/2024
Humboldt
South of Willow Creek in the Mosquito Creek Drainage
2000 / 0
07/16/2024
Kern
James Road, Bakersfield
100 / 0
06/11/2024
Kern
Dennison Road and Highline Road, Tehachapi
30 / 0
06/14/2024
Kern
Breckenridge Road, east of Traina Court
400 / 0
07/09/2024
Kern
South of Twin Lakes
5536 / 30
07/16/2024
Kern
Sebastian Road, near Arvin
9950 / 70
07/16/2024
Kern
Cook Peak, Erskine Creek
100 / 50
07/16/2024
Kern
Lost Hills Road in Lost Hills, Kern
2818 / 0
07/16/2024
Kern
I-5 North of Twisselman Rd, Lost Hills
348 / 0
07/15/2024
Kern
Near Backus Road and 85th Street, Willow Springs
175 / 0
07/16/2024
Lake
Estep St, Lakeport
1 / 0
06/24/2024
Lassen
East of Horse Creek north of Little Valley
42 / 35
07/16/2024
Lassen
Loomis Cabin Rd east of Little Valley
1025 / 35
07/16/2024
Mendocino
97500 Block of Mina Rd, Northwest of Covelo
98 / 97
07/14/2024
Modoc
South of Newell
298 / 95
07/16/2024
Placer
Unknown / TBD
20 / 0
06/25/2024
Placer
West of Soda Springs, near Soda Springs Road
215 / 95
07/16/2024
Riverside
Unknown / TBD
70 / 0
07/05/2024
San Benito
800 Block of Hernandez Road, Pinnacles
642 / 95
06/19/2024
San Bernardino
Gas Line Rd
10 / 0
02/25/2024
San Bernardino
Stockton Flats, Lytle Creek
2936 / 59
07/16/2024
San Diego
Del Mar Scenic Parkway, Del Mar
15 / 0
06/25/2024
San Diego
Otay Mesa
0 / 0
05/18/2024
San Luis Obispo
Hurricane Road, Santa Margarita
12703 / 95
07/16/2024
San Luis Obispo
Quail Springs Rd & Soda Lake Rd
161 / 50
07/16/2024
Santa Barbara
Santa Lucia Road near Zaca Lake
38653 / 42
07/16/2024
Siskiyou
Klamath and Scott Rivers
0 / 0
09/05/2023
Siskiyou
Shelly Lake, Marble Mountain Wilderness
15317 / 8
07/16/2024
Siskiyou
Snowden Hovey Gulch Road
109 / 75
07/16/2024
Siskiyou
4500 Block of Ager Road
101 / 100
07/16/2024
Tehama
Crazy Horse Road
42 / 0
07/13/2024
Trinity
Unknown / TBD
22 / 0
07/16/2024
Tulare
Unknown / TBD
14 / 0
06/15/2024
Tulare
Cow Mountain Road, Tule River Reservation
50 / 0
07/09/2024
Tulare
Unknown / TBD
509 / 80
07/16/2024
Tulare
Near Sherman Pass Road
5419 / 1
07/16/2024
Tulare
Near Packsaddle Trail
50 / 0
07/16/2024
Tulare
5 miles East of Black Mountain in Domeland Wilderness
160 / 0
07/16/2024

Earthquakes in California in the Last 72 Hours

Use our guide to get ready for the big one.

Time
Description
USGS Page
07/17/2024 8:32 a.m.
M 3.3 - 10 km ESE of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, CA
07/17/2024 8:15 a.m.
M 3.1 - 6 km ENE of San Jacinto, Riverside County, CA
07/16/2024 11:52 p.m.
M 3.1 - 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA
07/16/2024 1:03 p.m.
M 2.6 - 3 km NE of Prattville, Plumas County, CA
07/16/2024 8:08 a.m.
M 2.9 - 14 km SW of Borrego Springs, San Diego County, CA
07/16/2024 1:44 a.m.
M 3.2 - 10 km ESE of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, CA
07/16/2024 1:44 a.m.
M 3.4 - 10 km ESE of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, CA
07/15/2024 11:29 p.m.
M 3.0 - 15 km NW of Coso Junction, CA
07/15/2024 7:29 p.m.
M 2.7 - 16 km WSW of Ferndale, Humboldt County, CA

5 Day Forecast for the Santa Cruz Region

Wednesday, July 17 2024 1
4 AM
53°     Wind N 2.8 mph    clear sky
7 AM
58°     Wind N 1.1 mph    clear sky
10 AM
71°     Wind SW 3.6 mph    clear sky
1 PM
80°     Wind W 3.7 mph    clear sky
4 PM
79°     Wind W 3.6 mph    clear sky
7 PM
67°     Wind NE 2.6 mph    clear sky
10 PM
60°     Wind NE 1.9 mph    clear sky
Thursday, July 18 2024 8
1 AM
58°     Wind NE 2.4 mph    clear sky
4 AM
56°     Wind E 0.9 mph    clear sky
7 AM
62°     Wind S 0.9 mph    clear sky
10 AM
74°     Wind SW 3.9 mph    clear sky
1 PM
80°     Wind SW 4 mph    clear sky
4 PM
75°     Wind NE 0.4 mph    clear sky
7 PM
67°     Wind NE 2.1 mph    clear sky
10 PM
59°     Wind E 1.8 mph    clear sky
Friday, July 19 2024 16
1 AM
58°     Wind NE 1.2 mph    clear sky
4 AM
56°     Wind E 1.9 mph    clear sky
7 AM
63°     Wind SW 0.7 mph    clear sky
10 AM
74°     Wind SW 3.5 mph    clear sky
1 PM
81°     Wind SW 3.9 mph    clear sky
4 PM
77°     Wind N 1.0 mph    clear sky
7 PM
68°     Wind NE 1.3 mph    clear sky
10 PM
62°     Wind NE 1.5 mph    clear sky
Saturday, July 20 2024 24
1 AM
60°     Wind E 1.3 mph    clear sky
4 AM
58°     Wind E 1.6 mph    clear sky
7 AM
63°     Wind SW 0.9 mph    clear sky
10 AM
74°     Wind SW 3.0 mph    clear sky
1 PM
80°     Wind SW 5.2 mph    clear sky
4 PM
78°     Wind W 1.9 mph    clear sky
7 PM
66°     Wind NE 1.6 mph    clear sky
10 PM
59°     Wind NW 0.7 mph    clear sky
Sunday, July 21 2024 32
1 AM
57°     Wind NE 0.6 mph    clear sky
4 AM
55°     Wind W 0.1 mph    clear sky
7 AM
59°     Wind SW 1.5 mph    clear sky
10 AM
71°     Wind SW 3.4 mph    clear sky
1 PM
77°     Wind SW 5.3 mph    clear sky
4 PM
77°     Wind W 2.7 mph    clear sky
7 PM
65°     Wind E 2.2 mph    clear sky
10 PM
59°     Wind SE 1.1 mph    clear sky
Monday, July 22 2024 40
1 AM
57°     Wind SE 1.6 mph    clear sky

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