Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tri-Cities Airport (KPSC)

Lat: 46.26955°NLon: 119.11813°WElev: 397.0ft.

Clear

36°F

2°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SSW 8 MPH
Barometer 29.61 in (1002.71 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 02 Mar 10:53 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Kennewick WA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Snow level rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 1600 feet lowering to 1000 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before 11am.  Snow level 400 feet rising to 1000 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Snow level rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Snow level 1600 feet lowering to 1000 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before 11am. Snow level 400 feet rising to 1000 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Kennewick WA
 46.22°N 119.13°W (Elev. 358 ft)
10:37 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
11pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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