Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Richland Airport (KRLD)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 7:35 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Richland WA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11am.  Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Haze

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke after 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 61. Light north wind.

    Haze

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 95. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Haze

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread haze before 11pm. Patchy smoke before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Haze then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    Haze

    High: 98 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Haze

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 97.

    Haze

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke after 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 61. Light north wind.
Sunday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 95. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Widespread haze before 11pm. Patchy smoke before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Monday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 97.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze before 11pm. Patchy smoke before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 96.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Richland WA
 46.29°N 119.28°W (Elev. 361 ft)
8:11 am PDT Aug 17, 2018
8am PDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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