Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ellensburg, Ellensburg Bowers Field (KELN)

Lat: 47.03377°NLon: 120.53132°WElev: 1745ft.

Haze

70°F

21°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 18 Aug 9:05 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ellensburg WA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze after 11am. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Haze

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Haze

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Haze

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread haze before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Haze then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Widespread haze after 11am. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday
Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Widespread haze before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ellensburg WA
 47°N 120.56°W (Elev. 1545 ft)
2:41 pm PDT Aug 18, 2018
9pm PDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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