Winter Storm Wanes in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

The significant winter storm that has impacted much of the West with heavy mountain snow, damaging winds, and blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada should wane today. Gusty winds and dry conditions will continue the threat for wildfires in the central/southern High Plains. Snow and a wintry mix will impact the Northern Plains into Minnesota. Thunderstorms are possible across parts of Florida. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ephrata, Ephrata Municipal Airport (KEPH)

Lat: 47.3075°NLon: 119.51583°WElev: 1276.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 03 Mar 01:53 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Coulee City WA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 7 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 1am, then a slight chance of snow between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 7 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 1am, then a slight chance of snow between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Coulee City WA
 47.58°N 119.4°W (Elev. 1417 ft)
12:29 pm PST Mar 3, 2024
2pm PST Mar 3, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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