Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tacoma, Tacoma Narrows Airport (KTIW)

Lat: 47.2675°NLon: 122.57611°WElev: 315ft.

Clear

54°F

12°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.71 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 07:20 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

Gig Harbor WA

Excessive Heat Watch August 16, 10:00am until August 16, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Gig Harbor WA
 47.34°N 122.59°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:06 am PDT Aug 14, 2020
7am PDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm PDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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