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Current Conditions

  • 53°
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW 16 mph
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 45°
  • Pressure: 29.65 in. +

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5 Day Forecast

  • Sunday
  • Rain Showers
  • High: 54 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Rain Showers
  • Monday
  • Rain
  • High: 59 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Rain
  • Tuesday
  • Rain
  • High: 59 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Rain
  • Wednesday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 50 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Thursday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 59 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Chance of Rain

Forecast for Tacoma, Washington

Updated: 8:00 PM PDT on October 25, 2014

High Wind Warning in effect until 2 am PDT Sunday...
  • Saturday

    Overcast with thunderstorms and rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 61F. Windy. Winds from the SE at 15 to 35 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 100%.

  • Saturday Night

    Overcast with rain, then rain showers after midnight. Low of 46F. Windy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Sunday

    Mostly cloudy with rain showers. High of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 46F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Monday

    Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 59F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 52F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 15 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.7 in. possible.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with rain, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 59F. Windy. Winds from the SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 61F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Thursday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Friday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Friday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Saturday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 48F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 54F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 45F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Monday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 45F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 54F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 46F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 High Wind Warning  Statement as of 9:37 PM PDT on October 25, 2014


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 am PDT Sunday...

* some affected locations... Seattle... Bremerton... Bellevue...
Tacoma... Olympia.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur for the next couple of
hours... then winds will begin to ease.

* Wind... southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... winds this strong can snap tree branches... topple
trees... and cause power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means that a hazardous wind event is imminent
or occurring.






 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 10:45 PM PDT on October 25, 2014



... Latest wind reports...

Location speed time/date

... Admiralty Inlet area...
cama beach 49 mph 0719 PM 10/25
Coupeville 45 mph 0929 PM 10/25
2 WNW Oak Harbor 33 mph 1013 PM 10/25
2 W Oak Harbor 33 mph 0903 PM 10/25
Indian Island 20 mph 0644 PM 10/25
5 W Stanwood 13 mph 0934 PM 10/25

... Bellevue and vicinity...
1 S Eastgate 48 mph 0811 PM 10/25
1 SSE Eastgate 39 mph 0940 PM 10/25
1 SSW Maltby 34 mph 0842 PM 10/25
2 NE Bothell 27 mph 0821 PM 10/25
Bothell 26 mph 0810 PM 10/25
1 S Newport Hills 25 mph 0800 PM 10/25
1 ENE Kirkland 24 mph 0822 PM 10/25
1 NW Woodinville 21 mph 0940 PM 10/25
Medina 18 mph 0745 PM 10/25
1 SW Maltby 18 mph 0838 PM 10/25
1 ENE Eastgate 16 mph 0530 PM 10/25
2 SSE Martha Lake 13 mph 0638 PM 10/25
2 SSE Mill Creek 12 mph 0930 PM 10/25
1 N Kirkland 11 mph 0840 PM 10/25

... Bremerton and vicinity...
2 SSE Winslow 28 mph 0950 PM 10/25
1 E Suquamish 26 mph 0652 PM 10/25
1 NE Bainbridge Island 21 mph 0859 PM 10/25
2 NNE Silverdale 18 mph 0549 PM 10/25
Indianola 14 mph 0716 PM 10/25
2 SSW Winslow 11 mph 0636 PM 10/25

... Central coast...
3 NNW Ocean City 41 mph 0407 PM 10/25
2 N Ocean Shores 35 mph 0312 PM 10/25
10 ENE Cape Elizabeth 32 mph 0631 PM 10/25
1 WNW Aberdeen 29 mph 0431 PM 10/25
4 S Humptulips 26 mph 0428 PM 10/25
2 ESE Cape Elizabeth 20 mph 0450 PM 10/25
3 ENE Markham 13 mph 0400 PM 10/25

... East Puget Sound lowlands...
3 WSW Snoqualmie 35 mph 0810 PM 10/25
1 NE South Prairie 34 mph 0703 PM 10/25
1 N Covington-Sawyer-W 34 mph 0750 PM 10/25
3 NNE Bonney Lake 32 mph 0810 PM 10/25
Cathcart 30 mph 0853 PM 10/25
1 ENE Covington-Sawyer-W 30 mph 0858 PM 10/25
4 NW Duvall 25 mph 0903 PM 10/25
2 ESE North Bend 25 mph 1210 PM 10/25
Eatonville 25 mph 0813 PM 10/25
1 NNE Snohomish 24 mph 0840 PM 10/25
Maple Valley 21 mph 0821 PM 10/25
1 se Duvall 20 mph 0804 PM 10/25
Carnation 18 mph 0947 PM 10/25
3 S Granite Falls 18 mph 0830 PM 10/25
Covington 18 mph 0749 PM 10/25
5 WNW Eatonville 15 mph 0609 PM 10/25
4 WNW Sultan 12 mph 0753 PM 10/25

... Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca...
6 SW Agnew 25 mph 1009 PM 10/25
1 ESE Agnew 20 mph 0843 PM 10/25
3 NNW Gardiner 20 mph 0542 PM 10/25

... Everett and vicinity...
Everett 35 mph 0810 PM 10/25
3 S Everett 32 mph 0810 PM 10/25
3 NE Mill Creek 22 mph 0812 PM 10/25
1 WSW shaker church 21 mph 0859 PM 10/25
2 NW Lynnwood 20 mph 0652 PM 10/25
1 E Stanwood 18 mph 0949 PM 10/25
Marysville 15 mph 0900 PM 10/25
Lynnwood 13 mph 0900 PM 10/25

... Hood Canal area...
4 W Bremerton 28 mph 0918 PM 10/25
5 E Port Ludlow 28 mph 0615 PM 10/25
1 NW Shelton 23 mph 0749 PM 10/25
2 N skokomish 18 mph 0805 PM 10/25
1 W Belfair 16 mph 0906 PM 10/25

... Lower Chehalis valley area...
5 WSW Porter 41 mph 0200 PM 10/25
1 WSW Central Park 29 mph 0530 PM 10/25
Elma 25 mph 0519 PM 10/25

... North coast...
La Push nos tide gauge 39 mph 0730 PM 10/25

... Olympics...
13 WSW Joyce 35 mph 0825 PM 10/25

... San Juan County...
7 E Friday Harbor 41 mph 1012 PM 10/25
3 se Eastsound 35 mph 0554 PM 10/25

... Seattle and vicinity...
1 SSW North Hill 48 mph 0808 PM 10/25
3 NW White Center 41 mph 0830 PM 10/25
1 NNW Federal Way 40 mph 0845 PM 10/25
1 NE Seattle 38 mph 0834 PM 10/25
3 WNW Seattle 37 mph 0749 PM 10/25
2 ENE Kent 31 mph 0915 PM 10/25
Sheridan beach 30 mph 0826 PM 10/25
Burien 30 mph 0846 PM 10/25
2 WSW Sheridan beach 28 mph 0810 PM 10/25
1 W Federal Way 28 mph 0855 PM 10/25
4 SSW Sheridan beach 24 mph 1024 PM 10/25
4 S Sheridan beach 22 mph 0610 PM 10/25
1 NW Lea Hill 22 mph 0855 PM 10/25
4 SSW Sheridan beach 21 mph 0810 PM 10/25
Richmond Highlands 20 mph 0540 PM 10/25
4 SW Sheridan beach 20 mph 0850 PM 10/25
2 W White Center 19 mph 0908 PM 10/25
North Hill 16 mph 0912 PM 10/25
Lake Forest Park 16 mph 0856 PM 10/25
Kent 15 mph 0900 PM 10/25
3 WSW Seattle 14 mph 0911 PM 10/25
Kent 14 mph 0800 PM 10/25
Kent 13 mph 0857 PM 10/25
Seattle 12 mph 0600 PM 10/25

... Southwest interior...
1 NE Yelm 55 mph 0719 PM 10/25
Grand Mound 38 mph 0400 PM 10/25
1 NW Chehalis 37 mph 0435 PM 10/25
1 NNE Napavine 30 mph 0328 PM 10/25
1 WSW Rochester 23 mph 0408 PM 10/25
2 WSW Grand Mound 18 mph 0359 PM 10/25
1 SW Olympia 18 mph 0716 PM 10/25
Tenino 17 mph 0647 PM 10/25
2 N Napavine 16 mph 0209 PM 10/25
2 SW Napavine 15 mph 0515 PM 10/25
Lacey 15 mph 0500 PM 10/25
2 SW Yelm 15 mph 0639 PM 10/25
8 se Yelm 14 mph 0654 PM 10/25
4 N tanglewilde-thomps 13 mph 0441 PM 10/25
3 ESE Tumwater 10 mph 0307 PM 10/25

... Tacoma area...
4 ESE DuPont 44 mph 0501 PM 10/25
1 W Ruston 40 mph 0759 PM 10/25
2 N Gig Harbor 38 mph 0833 PM 10/25
1 W Tacoma 30 mph 0630 PM 10/25
1 SW Lakewood 25 mph 0425 PM 10/25
1 WNW Waller 24 mph 0705 PM 10/25
2 ESE Parkland 23 mph 0546 PM 10/25
3 W Federal Way 23 mph 0900 PM 10/25
2 NNW Fife 17 mph 0800 PM 10/25
2 SSW Edgewood 12 mph 0500 PM 10/25
2 WNW Midland 11 mph 0800 PM 10/25
2 WNW Midland 10 mph 0800 PM 10/25

... Washington...
1 SW kbli 45 mph 0810 PM 10/25
Keystone Ferry dock 21 mph 0615 PM 10/25
Fairhaven Ferry dock 13 mph 0732 PM 10/25

... West slopes north Cascades and passes...
10 SSW Concrete 36 mph 1028 PM 10/25
Marblemount 20 mph 1012 PM 10/25
1 NW Lyman 15 mph 0840 PM 10/25

... West slopes north central Cascades and passes...
2 ESE Darrington 28 mph 1028 PM 10/25
6 WNW Darrington 12 mph 0955 PM 10/25

... West slopes south central Cascades and passes...
1 WNW Glenoma 20 mph 0711 PM 10/25
3 W Ashford 19 mph 0310 PM 10/25

... Western Skagit County...
1 NNE Mount Vernon 19 mph 0719 PM 10/25
2 NE Anacortes 18 mph 0947 PM 10/25

... Western Strait of Juan de Fuca...
5 ESE Joyce 18 mph 0803 PM 10/25

... Western Whatcom County...
1 NW Ferndale 24 mph 0930 PM 10/25
3 SSW Everson 22 mph 0842 PM 10/25
3 WSW Lawrence 21 mph 0902 PM 10/25
Blaine 18 mph 0946 PM 10/25
3 NNW Ferndale 16 mph 1014 PM 10/25
2 WNW Ferndale 16 mph 0939 PM 10/25

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.



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Location: Strawberry Hill, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.7 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: WNW at 18.4 mph Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Pierce County EOC, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.6 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 85% Wind: SSW at 8.0 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Central Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:49 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.0 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: South at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Proctor District, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:52 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.5 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 11.4 mph Pressure: 29.39 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: North Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.6 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: South at 11.0 mph Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Jefferson Park/No. 8th & Stevens, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.7 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Snake Lake Watershed, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:49 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.1 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: SE at 5.8 mph Pressure: 29.59 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: - Graphs

Location: South Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 50.6 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: South at 8.3 mph Pressure: 29.74 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: South warner st, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.8 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: PRS Group, Inc., Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 53.3 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: SSW at 14.0 mph Pressure: 29.65 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Gratzer Rd., Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.5 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: SSW at 4.4 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: North End, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 53.1 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: East at 3.1 mph Pressure: 29.34 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Browns Point, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 53.1 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 85% Wind: SSW at 11.0 mph Pressure: 29.69 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Cascade, University Place, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.7 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: WNW at 2.9 mph Pressure: 29.26 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Alderdale, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 50.6 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: SW at 4.7 mph Pressure: 29.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: S. 19th & Bridgeport, University Place, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 50.4 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: South at 4.2 mph Pressure: 29.37 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Point Ruston, Ruston, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 54.1 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: SW at 14.8 mph Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:45 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.9 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: SSW at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: MesoWest S END NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER WA US WAAQ, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:00 PM PDT

Temperature: 49 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: SE at 8 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 46 °F Graphs

Location: 30th St West, University Place, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.6 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: SSE at 3.6 mph Pressure: 29.57 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: 1 Mile SW of Decatur High School, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.0 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.47 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Salmon Beach, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.9 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: WNW at 10.3 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Alderbrook, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 10:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.0 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: SSW at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: S 90th St and I-5, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.3 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: SW at 6.3 mph Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: City Hall, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 10:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 50.0 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: SSW at 5.0 mph Pressure: 29.61 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Highridge, Gig Harbor, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 52.1 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: West at 3.5 mph Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: central, Lakewood, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 51.7 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: ESE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.75 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Marine View Estates, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 10:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 50.0 °F Dew Point: -47 °F Humidity: - Wind: South at 18.0 mph Pressure: 30.18 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 44 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Seattle Washington 
910 PM PDT Sat Oct 25 2014 


Synopsis...a deep low will reach the coast late this afternoon and 
then fill as it moves northeast. Rain and very windy conditions will 
occur this evening over western Washington. Sunday and Monday will 
be showery. Another weather system will arrive Tuesday. Wet and 
breezy weather is likely at times through the end of the week. 


&& 


Short term...a deep surface low has been tracking northeast through 
western Washington this evening. Southerly gradients behind the low 
are probably currently peaking and are strong enough to support at 
least spotty high wind. Warnings are in effect for central and south 
parts of the interior along with the coast for strong west winds. In 
addition...wind advisories are up for the north interior where 
gradients are expected to be not quite as strong. Winds should begin 
subsiding late this evening and continue slowly easing after 
midnight. 


Rain has mostly changed to showers this evening as the frontal 
system moves inland. Snow levels will drop to 4500-5000 feet 
tonight. Spots above 5000 feet in the Cascades like Paradise on 
Mount Rainier could pick up at least a few inches of snow by Sunday 
morning. 


Showers will linger Sunday...then mostly end Sunday night as high 
pressure aloft builds overhead. After a dry start to Monday...rain 
should develop at the coast...then spread inland late in the day as 
the next frontal system approaches. 


Most of the rain and wind with this system will occur Monday night. 
A 980 mb surface low will move inland north of Vancouver Island 
early Tuesday morning. This is a typical southeast sucker wind 
pattern...windy for the coast and north interior. Wind Advisory 
strength winds for these areas look like a good bet and marginal 
high wind is possible but it is too far out to worry about that for 
now. Rain will change to showers Tuesday behind the front with 
easing winds. Schneider 


Long term...previous discussion...Wednesday appears to be a mostly 
cloudy day with scattered showers. Another organized system arrives 
Thursday. At this point the GFS and Euro diverge with the Euro 
staying wet and the GFS turning showery. Not confident on any 
details but the forecast will stay moist into the weekend. Burke 


&& 


Hydrology...the Skokomish River is rising again in response to 
heavy rain today and tonight. It is possible the river will get 
close to flood stage tonight. For now the forecast takes the stage 
at Potlatch to between 15.5 and 16 feet. Flood stage is 16.5 feet. 


A break in the rain will allow the skokomish to recede river Monday. 
Another front Monday night and Tuesday will bring 2-3 inches of rain 
to the skokomish basin. Will need to keep a watch on this but the 
current forecast keeps the river below flood stage. 


Otherwise...flooding on other rivers is unlikely over the next 7 
days. Burke 


&& 


Aviation...a 991 mb surface low over southern b.C. Will continue 
moving NE tonight while higher pressure builds inland over West Washington. 
Very strong west-northwest onshore flow will gradually weaken...allowing 
strong surface winds to diminish overnight. An upper level trough 
over the area will move east tonight...but another upper level 
shortwave trough will move down the b.C. Coast and over West Washington Sunday. 
This will keep showers going over the area through this weekend. 
Conditions will be a mix of VFR and MVFR...with MVFR ceilings most 
likely around Puget Sound sound and around showers. 


Ksea...as of 04z strong SW surface winds have probably peaked this 
evening and will gradually diminish the rest of tonight. The pdx-bli 
pressure gradient has begun to weaken. Onshore flow will keep 
showers going over the area through Sunday. This will keep ceilings a 
mix of MVFR and VFR from 1000-4000 feet. Kam 




&& 


Marine...a 991 mb surface low over southern b.C. Will continue 
moving NE tonight...while higher pressure builds inland over West Washington. 
Extremely strong west-northwest onshore is producing gales over all 
waters...which will peak in the next few hours...then gradually 
diminish overnight. The hrrr model has been handling the pattern 
pretty well. Even though high pressure is building inland 
tonight...a surface trough will remain over West Washington through much of 
Sunday. An offshore surface ridge will finally move over the area 
Sunday night and Monday. Models remain on track with the next 
frontal system approaching the area Monday...then reaching the coast 
Monday night. It looks like a round of more typical gales for the 
coast and northern interior waters. After a Post-frontal trough on 
Tuesday...another surface ridge will build over the area middle next 
week. Kam 


&& 


Sew watches/warnings/advisories... 


Washington...High Wind Warning coast...southwest interior...Seattle/Tacoma 
metropolitan area. 
Wind Advisory northwest interior and east Puget Sound sound lowlands. 
Pz...Gale Warning all waters. 
Small Craft Advisory for rough bar conditions Grays Harbor. 


&& 


$$ 


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