Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Richland Airport (KRLD)

Lat: 46.30859°NLon: 119.3058°WElev: 387ft.

Clear

16°C

60°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 8 MPH
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.11 mb)
Dewpoint 9°C (49°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 Oct 05:35 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Benton City WA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southwest wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Chance Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. South wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming north 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 13. East wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming south 22 to 27 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 13 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southwest wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. South wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming north 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.
Sunday
Rain. High near 13. East wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming south 22 to 27 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Benton City WA
 46.25°N 119.58°W (Elev. 504 m)
5:42 pm PDT Oct 22, 2021
5pm PDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 29, 2021
 
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