Rain and Snow Winding Down in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Winter Storm in Alaska

The Atmospheric River event is beginning to wind down along the West Coast. However, lingering showers and mountain snow will remain throughout the day. In the southwest, dry conditions combined with gusty winds has led to critical fire weather concerns especially in west Texas and New Mexico. A potent system in Alaska has prompted Blizzard warnings across the Western and Northern Arctic Coast. Read More >

Current conditions at

W7ALK-13 Packwood (AU102)

Lat: 46.607°NLon: 121.657°WElev: 1290.0ft.

NA

42°F

6°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 21 Feb 09:56 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Mt Rainier WA

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 20. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -6 and 3. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -6 and 4. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between 1 and 8. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 4am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 20. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -6 and 3. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -6 and 4. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between 1 and 8. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Snow before 1am, then snow showers after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy.
Monday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Mt Rainier WA
 46.85°N 121.72°W (Elev. 9528 ft)
8:40 am PST Feb 21, 2024
10am PST Feb 21, 2024-6pm PST Feb 27, 2024
 
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