Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ellensburg, Ellensburg Bowers Field (KELN)

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

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 9 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 4:53 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ellensburg WA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Patchy Smoke

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze after 11am. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Haze

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Haze

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Haze

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy smoke. Clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Widespread haze after 11am. Patchy smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Widespread haze. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Monday
Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Widespread haze before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Ellensburg WA
 47.01°N 120.53°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
3:16 am PDT Aug 18, 2018
5am PDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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