Watch from space on water vapor images:
Northeast Pacific/California: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/nepac/flash-wv.html

Watch rain swing through on radar, 
http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/

Watch our wind:
http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-120.28,38.11,876

earth wind map 3-3-16