Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pierce County-Thun Field (KPLU)

Lat: 47.104°NLon: 122.287°WElev: 538ft.

Mostly Clear

43°F

6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 4 MPH
Barometer 30.35 in (1027.77 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 08 May 03:35 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

Orting WA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Chance Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Orting WA
 47.09°N 122.2°W (Elev. 256 ft)
3:13 am PDT May 8, 2021
4am PDT May 8, 2021-6pm PDT May 14, 2021
 
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