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Current Conditions

  • 43°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: North -9999 mph
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 40°
  • Pressure: 29.89 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Wednesday
  • Rain
  • High: 54 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Rain
  • Thursday
  • Rain
  • High: 54 °
  • Low: 39 °
  • Rain
  • Friday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 57 °
  • Low: 43 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Saturday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 52 °
  • Low: 45 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Sunday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 55 °
  • Low: 43 °
  • Chance of Rain

Forecast for Tacoma, Washington

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT on April 23, 2014

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with rain. High of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 46F. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.

  • Thursday

    Overcast with rain, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.

  • Thursday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 39F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Friday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Friday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 52F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Saturday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 45F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Sunday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 55F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 43F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Monday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 48F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 64F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 52F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Friday

    Mostly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Strawberry Hill, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.4 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: WSW at 10.4 mph Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 38 °F Graphs

Location: Pierce County EOC, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 45.4 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: South at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 45 °F Graphs

Location: Central Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:21 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.9 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: South at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: North Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:20 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.5 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: South at 7.0 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 38 °F Graphs

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

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.9 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: SSE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Snake Lake Watershed, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:14 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.4 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: SW at 1.7 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 42 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest TACOMA ALEXANDER AVE WA US WAAQ, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT

Temperature:  °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: SSE at 6 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: PRS Group, Inc., Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:19 AM PDT

Temperature: 44.5 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 85% Wind: SSE at 5.0 mph Pressure: 29.84 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 42 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest TACOMA INDIAN HILL RESERVOIR WA US WAAQ, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT

Temperature:  °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: South at 9 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: - Graphs

Location: Gratzer Rd., Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.3 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: South at 1.1 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: North End, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:22 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.7 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.52 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 44 °F Graphs

Location: Browns Point, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 44.4 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: South at 5.0 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 42 °F Graphs

Location: Cascade, University Place, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 45.3 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.47 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 45 °F Graphs

Location: Alderdale, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.8 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: WSW at 2.9 mph Pressure: 29.56 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Point Ruston, Ruston, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 44.8 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: SW at 7.4 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 41 °F Graphs

Location: Twin Lakes, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.1 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:21 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.4 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: South at 10.0 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 38 °F Graphs

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

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT

Temperature: 41 °F Dew Point: 39 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: SSE at 3 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 41 °F Graphs

Location: 30th St West, University Place, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.4 °F Dew Point: -10 °F Humidity: - Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

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

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.2 °F Dew Point: 43 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: SE at 4.9 mph Pressure: 29.65 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 40 °F Graphs

Location: Alderbrook, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:20 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.4 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: SSW at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 42 °F Graphs

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

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 45.3 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 89% Wind: SSE at 2.7 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 45 °F Graphs

Location: City Hall, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:20 AM PDT

Temperature: 41.8 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 93% Wind: SW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 42 °F Graphs

Location: Gig Harbor, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 44.7 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 45 °F Graphs

Location: Highridge, Gig Harbor, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.8 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: North at 1.2 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: central, Lakewood, WA

Updated: 3:22 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.1 °F Dew Point: 42 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: SSE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Summit View, Tacoma, WA

Updated: 3:22 AM PDT

Temperature: 41.4 °F Dew Point: 40 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: SSE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 39 °F Graphs

Location: Marine View Estates, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 41.0 °F Dew Point: -53 °F Humidity: - Wind: SE at 6.0 mph Pressure: 30.45 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 37 °F Graphs

Location: Marine View Estates, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.2 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: SE at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Marine View, Federal Way, WA

Updated: 3:15 AM PDT

Temperature: 43.3 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: SSE at 6.0 mph Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 40 °F Graphs

Location: Oakbrook, Lakewood, WA

Updated: 3:15 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.8 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: Oakbrook, Lakewood, WA

Updated: 3:23 AM PDT

Temperature: 42.8 °F Dew Point: 41 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: SSW at 1.6 mph Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

Location: MesoWest PUYALLUP SOUTH HILL WA US WAAQ, Puyallup, WA

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT

Temperature: 43 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: SSE at 3 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 43 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Seattle Washington 
900 PM PDT Tuesday Apr 22 2014 


Synopsis...a cold front will bring showers tonight. A warm front 
will spread rain into western Washington Wednesday afternoon through 
Wednesday night. A second cold front will then shift inland Thursday 
morning. An upper level trough will cross the region on Friday for 
scattered showers. A third frontal system will bring rain to the 
area this weekend. 


&& 


Short term...showers will be numerous this evening as an upper 
short wave moves onshore. They will probably taper a bit after 
midnight as the upper level disturbance moves east of the area. 


After a bit of a break for the first part of Wednesday...rain will 
increase from the southwest late in the day as a warm front moves 
into the area. The warm front/cold front combo will move onshore 
Wednesday night/Thursday morning for a period of rain all areas. 


Thursday will see showers behind the front with moist and somewhat 
unstable southwest flow aloft. Southerly surface gradients will be 
pretty strong behind the front for some breezy winds. 


An upper trough will settle over the Pacific northwest on Friday for 
a continued chance of showers. Most of the flow aloft will be far to 
the south and showers will be spotty and not too organized. There 
should be a decent amount of sunshine in between showers. Schneider 


Long term...previous discussion...an upper level trough over the 
Pacific northwest will lead to a few more showers across western Washington on 
Saturday. Our next frontal system will then move inland Saturday 
night for a wetter period of weather. Onshore flow will continue on 
Sunday with zonal flow aloft - showers will mainly affect the coast 
and in the mountains. 


Another Pacific frontal system will cross the region Monday or Monday night. 
An upper level ridge will build over the Pacific northwest on Tuesday for drier and 
warmer weather. 33 


&& 


Hydrology...river flooding remains unlikely for the next 7 days. 


The exception is the North Fork of the stillaguamish river east of 
the sunrise 530 landslide near Oso where a Flood Warning remains in 
effect until further notice. Flooding continues for this river as a 
result of water pooled behind the debris dam that partially blocks 
the river. 


A front Wednesday night through Thursday could give 1.00 inch of 
rain. If this occurs...the North Fork of the stillaguamish river in 
the slide area will see more significant rises than what are 
currently indicated in the river forecasts. 


At 8 PM...the North Fork of the stillaguamish near Arlington was at 
4.7 feet...or 2880 cfs. The North Fork of the stillaguamish river near 
Oso was at 216.7 feet at 2050 cfs. The pool east of the slide was 
282.7 feet at 6 PM this evening. 


&& 


Aviation...an upper level and surface trough will move through western 
Washington tonight. There will be a break between systems Wednesday 
morning...then another trough arrives Wednesday afternoon and 
Wednesday night. Moderate SW flow aloft. Moist and somewhat unstable 
through Wednesday. Showers...decreasing late tonight...increasing 
Wednesday afternoon. A mix of VFR and 2-4k feet MVFR ceilings. 
Wednesday should have mostly VFR conditions. 


Ksea...ceilings variable but generally VFR...except 2-3k feet ceilings with 
showers through 12. Gusty southwest winds 8-12 knots...easing to 4-8 knots 
after midnight. 


&& 


Marine...a surface trough will slowly move through the waters 
tonight. Have extended the Small Craft Advisory through 5 am PDT and 
includes all waters except the central Strait. Winds should ease 
Wednesday morning...then increase late Wednesday afternoon evening 
ahead of the next system arriving Thursday. This one looks stronger 
so Small Craft Advisory strength winds are likely over most waters. 
Another front will arrive about Saturday. Dtm 


&& 


Sew watches/warnings/advisories... 
Washington...Flood Warning remains in effect for the North Fork of the 
stillaguamish river east of the sunrise 530 landslide. 


Pz...Small Craft Advisory all waters except central Strait. 


&& 


$$ 


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