Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salem - McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.90493°NLon: 123.00096°WElev: 207ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:20 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Today

    Today: Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. North northeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Haze

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread haze before 11am. Widespread smoke before 11am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze then
    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. North northeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Widespread haze before 11am. Widespread smoke before 11am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 184 ft)
3:36 am PDT Aug 20, 2018
7am PDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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