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Current Conditions

  • 49°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SE 10 mph
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 46°
  • Pressure: 30.05 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Friday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 59 °
  • Low: 50 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Saturday
  • Rain
  • High: 63 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Rain
  • Sunday
  • Rain Showers
  • High: 54 °
  • Low: 45 °
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  • Monday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 57 °
  • Low: 50 °
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  • Tuesday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 57 °
  • Low: 52 °
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Forecast for Des Moines, Washington

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT on October 24, 2014

  • Friday

    Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 59F. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Friday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with rain. High of 63F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

  • Saturday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 52F. Windy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Sunday

    Overcast with rain showers. High of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 45F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday

    Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 61F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 61F. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday Night

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

  • Saturday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Saturday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 45F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 59F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy. High of 55F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Low of 46F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 9:33 PM PDT on October 23, 2014


... Windy conditions are possible late this week...

A low pressure system will develop off northern California Friday
night. The low center will move inland across western Washington
Saturday evening. Increasing easterly flow may give windy conditions
near the Cascade foothills Friday night through Saturday morning.
Windy weather is also possible over western Washington Saturday
evening as the low moves ashore. Monitor the latest forecasts Friday
and Saturday as this low pressure system nears western Washington.


Weather.Gov/Seattle



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Location: Riverview, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:28 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.8 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Des Moines, Seattle, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.1 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: East at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.84 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: South Burien, Burien, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.4 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: East at 3.1 mph Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Normandy Park, Normandy Park, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.2 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SSE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: Redondo, Des Moines, WA

Updated: 2:17 AM PDT

Temperature: 50.2 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: North at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: McMicken Heights, SeaTac, WA

Updated: 1:58 AM PDT

Temperature: 46.9 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest KENT JAMES ST AND CENTRAL AVENUE WA US WAAQ, Kent, WA

Updated: 1:00 AM PDT

Temperature: 51 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: South at 2 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Laurelwood North, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.7 °F Dew Point: -6 °F Humidity: - Wind: SE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 46 °F Graphs

Location: Lower Scenic Hill, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 50.2 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: HADS SPRING BROOK CREEK NEAR ORILLIA WA US USGS, Renton, WA

Updated: 1:45 AM PDT

Temperature: 49 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: Calm Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Johnson Braund Design Group, Seattle, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 49.0 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: South at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Horseshoe Acres, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.9 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Marine View Estates, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 46.0 °F Dew Point: -50 °F Humidity: - Wind: SE at 5.0 mph Pressure: 30.51 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 44 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest SB I-5 144th WA US WA DOT, Seattle, WA

Updated: 1:10 AM PDT

Temperature: 50 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: SE at 1 mph Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Vashon Loop Maury Island, Vashon, WA

Updated: 2:27 AM PDT

Temperature: 49.5 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 50 °F Graphs

Location: Jim-East Hill, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.4 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: benson meadows east, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:17 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.1 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: ESE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: Victoria Park, Renton, WA

Updated: 2:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.7 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Green Tree Neighborhood, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.0 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Burien, Seattle, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.7 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Cascade-Fairwood, Renton, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.9 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 102% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Linda Highlands, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:27 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.1 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 1.7 mph Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: Wandering Creek, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.4 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: Alderbrook, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.6 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.02 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: City Hall, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 2:30 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.6 °F Dew Point: 45 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Burien, WA, Burien, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 49.2 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SSE at 2.8 mph Pressure: 29.65 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Seattle, Seattle, WA

Updated: 2:21 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.1 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: South at 1.1 mph Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 47 °F Graphs

Location: Renton Hill, Renton, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.6 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Voice of Vashon, Vashon, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.8 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: ESE at 2.9 mph Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

Location: Fairwood, Renton, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.9 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.03 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

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

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 48.7 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 49 °F Graphs

Location: Kent East Hill - GPM, Kent, WA

Updated: 2:31 AM PDT

Temperature: 47.7 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 48 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Seattle Washington 
1000 PM PDT Thursday Oct 23 2014 


Synopsis...an upper trough will give way to weak high pressure 
Friday. A warm front will bring some rain back to the area Friday 
night and Saturday. A low pressure system will bring rain and windy 
conditions to the area Saturday night. A series of systems will keep 
the weather wet and breezy at times next week. 


&& 


Short term....that line of showers and isolated thunderstorms moving onto 
the South Washington coast at 10pm is holding together...so it will likely 
reach the central and then the North Washington coast over the next several 
hours...forecasts updated for that. But for the interior the 
scattered showers should end overnight. Friday will be a dry day as 
a little upper ridging and offshore flow develop over the area. The 
next system will have a warm front draped from a deep low center off 
northern calif late Friday...across northwest Oregon and along the Washington/Oregon 
border. The front moves north overnight Friday night and should be 
into Vancouver Island and SW b.C. By midday Sat. The NAM shows that 
the low pressure area gets stretched out along the Washington and Oregon 
coastal waters by that time as precipitation fills in over most of western Washington. 
The surface low will move to the interior of western Washington Saturday evening 
and give blustery conditions in strong onshore flow. Sunday looks 
like a cool day with scattered showers and perhaps a pscz...showers 
likely in the mountains...and a snow level near pass level. 


Long term...after a brief lull in precipitation on Monday...another 
low will move inland over Vancouver Island on Tuesday bringing wet 
and possibly breezy weather to the area. Wet and locally breezy 
conditions is expected to continue Wednesday and Thursday as yet 
more features move into the area. 


&& 


Hydrology...periods of rain are expected over the next several 
days...but rainfall amounts are not expected to be hydrologically 
significant. The Skokomish River in Mason County fell below flood 
stage this evening. 


&& 


Aviation...strong southwesterly flow tonight weakening on Friday. 
Air mass remaining unstable overnight then stabilizing Friday 
morning. Warm front moving up from the south Friday night. 


Ceilings at or above 10000 feet. The exception to this will be over the next 
three hours as one last band of showers approaching the coast at 05z 
moves through the area. Ceilings lowering to near 4000 feet in the 
showers. Band will be through the area by 09z. Between 10z-16z 
isolated visibilities 1-3sm with ceilings below 500 feet along the 
I-5 corridor from about kolm southward. 


Ksea...band of showers moving through around 06z to 09z with 
ceilings lowering to near 5000 feet. Outside of that window ceilings 
at or above 10000 feet. Southerly winds 4 to 8 knots becoming southeast 
early Friday morning then northeast Friday afternoon. Felton 


&& 


Marine...the flow will weaken and become more easterly overnight 
due to falling pressure over the eastern Pacific. Offshore flow will 
prevail on Friday and will gradually strengthen in response to a 992 
mb low approaching from the SW. This low is expected to weaken to 
996 mb as it moves across the Washington coastal waters on Saturday. 
Gale force winds are possible over parts of the area Saturday ahead 
of and behind the cold or occluded front. 


There continues to be some uncertainty in regards to the track and 
strength of the low Saturday. There is a possibility of gale force 
winds over much of the waters...if the NE moving low moves into far 
SW British Columbia. If it moves into northern Oregon or tracks 
across far SW Washington...the threat of gale force winds will be 
confined to a small area. The current forecast reflects model 
consensus. Felton 


&& 


Sew watches/warnings/advisories... 
Washington...Flood Warning remains in effect for the Skokomish River in 
Mason County. 


Pz...gale watch in effect for the coastal waters from Saturday 
morning through Saturday afternoon. 


&& 


$$ 


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