Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tacoma / McChord Air Force Base (KTCM)

Lat: 47.15°NLon: 122.48333°WElev: 322ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed S 14 MPH
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 19 Dec 2:58 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Steilacoom WA

High Wind Watch December 20, 07:00am until December 20, 07:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly after 4am.  Steady temperature around 49. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly before 4pm.  High near 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 4am. Steady temperature around 49. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain, mainly before 4pm. High near 54. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Christmas Day
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Steilacoom WA
 47.18°N 122.6°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:06 am PST Dec 19, 2018
3am PST Dec 19, 2018-6pm PST Dec 25, 2018
 
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