Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
Read More...

Last Update: 258 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Seattle, WA Local Forecast Office

48NM NNE Port Angeles WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ONSHORE TODAY. THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN ACTIVE WITH ADDITIONAL STRONG WEATHER SYSTEMS POSSIBLE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

Today
SE wind 25 to 35 kt...easing to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Rain.
Tonight
SE wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. Rain in the evening...then showers after midnight.
Thu
SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
Thu Night
SE wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
E wind 10 to 20 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
SE wind 10 to 20 kt...becoming E 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Sat
SE wind 20 to 30 kt...easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft.
Sun
SE wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...building to 3 to 5 ft.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 258 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data