Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

POTLATCH (POTI1)

Lat: 46.929722°NLon: 116.908889°WElev: 2500ft.

NA

48°F

9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 20 Oct 06:11 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Palouse WA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm.  Snow level 4400 feet lowering to 3300 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm. Snow level 4400 feet lowering to 3300 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. East wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely before 8pm, then rain and snow likely between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level rising to 5100 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Palouse WA
 46.9°N 117°W (Elev. 2589 ft)
3:25 pm PDT Oct 20, 2020
7pm PDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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