Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tri-Cities Airport (KPSC)

Lat: 46.26955°NLon: 119.11813°WElev: 397ft.

Smoke

76°F

24°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SSW 23 G 26 MPH
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 3:53 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Kennewick WA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 11am.  Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Haze

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke after 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south  after midnight.

    Haze

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Haze

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Haze

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread haze before 11pm. Patchy smoke before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Haze then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 96.

    Haze

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Haze

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 70. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 11am. Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke after 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south after midnight.
Saturday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Sunday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
Widespread haze before 11pm. Patchy smoke before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Kennewick WA
 46.22°N 119.16°W (Elev. 446 ft)
3:45 am PDT Aug 17, 2018
4am PDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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