Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

W7ALK-13 Packwood (AU102)

Lat: 46.607°NLon: 121.657°WElev: 1290ft.

NA

5°C

41°F

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility NA
Last update 27 Jan 07:02 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Mt Rainier WA

  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near -6. Wind chill values between -13 and -18. Windy, with a north wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 16 to 22 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Windy

    High: -6 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values between -16 and -21. Windy, with a north wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 34 to 44 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers, mainly before 4pm.  Temperature falling to around -13 by 4pm. Wind chill values between -12 and -22. North northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: -7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -19. Wind chill values between -23 and -31. Windy, with a northeast wind 45 to 50 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Windy. Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near -12. East southeast wind 24 to 27 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.

    Cold

    High: -12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -7.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near -6. Wind chill values between -13 and -18. Windy, with a north wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 16 to 22 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values between -16 and -21. Windy, with a north wind 45 to 55 km/h decreasing to 34 to 44 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. Temperature falling to around -13 by 4pm. Wind chill values between -12 and -22. North northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 centimeters possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -19. Wind chill values between -23 and -31. Windy, with a northeast wind 45 to 50 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near -12. East southeast wind 24 to 27 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -19.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -7.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Mt Rainier WA
 46.83°N 121.77°W (Elev. 2934 m)
4:01 am PST Jan 27, 2023
7am PST Jan 27, 2023-6pm PST Feb 2, 2023
 
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