NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Yakima, Washington, United States  Lat: 46.59N, Lon: 120.53W
Wx Zone: WAZ027
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

FLOOD WARNING

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOHOMISH RIVER AT SNOHOMISH AFFECTING SNOHOMISH COUNTY.
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR THE FALLS AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AFFECTING PIERCE COUNTY.
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 15
RELATIVELY LITTLE RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING...AND ALL
THE RIVERS IN WESTERN WASHINGTON HAVE CRESTED AND ARE FALLING. MINOR
FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION.
ANOTHER HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
WHICH COULD RENEW FLOODING.
FLOOD WARNINGS ALSO CONTINUE FOR THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AND
THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER AT THE FALLS...BECAUSE THEY ARE EXPECTED TO
RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING
* FROM 8 AM TUESDAY UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* AT  8:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE FLOW WAS 2780 CFS.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 4500 CFS.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOHOMISH RIVER AT SNOHOMISH AFFECTING SNOHOMISH COUNTY.
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR THE FALLS AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AFFECTING PIERCE COUNTY.
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 15
RELATIVELY LITTLE RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING...AND ALL
THE RIVERS IN WESTERN WASHINGTON HAVE CRESTED AND ARE FALLING. MINOR
FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION.
ANOTHER HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
WHICH COULD RENEW FLOODING.
FLOOD WARNINGS ALSO CONTINUE FOR THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AND
THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER AT THE FALLS...BECAUSE THEY ARE EXPECTED TO
RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR THE FALLS
* FROM 11 AM TUESDAY UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT  7:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE FLOW WAS 13600 CFS.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 20000 CFS.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
&&

FLOOD WARNING

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS ENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOHOMISH RIVER AT SNOHOMISH AFFECTING SNOHOMISH COUNTY.
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
WASHINGTON...
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR THE FALLS AFFECTING KING COUNTY.
PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AFFECTING PIERCE COUNTY.
.FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 15
RELATIVELY LITTLE RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING...AND ALL
THE RIVERS IN WESTERN WASHINGTON HAVE CRESTED AND ARE FALLING. MINOR
FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE LOWER SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION.
ANOTHER HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
WHICH COULD RENEW FLOODING.
FLOOD WARNINGS ALSO CONTINUE FOR THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING AND
THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER AT THE FALLS...BECAUSE THEY ARE EXPECTED TO
RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER NEAR CARNATION
* FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT  8:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 54.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 54.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE TONIGHT OR
THURSDAY MORNING...BUT IT WILL PROBABLY RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE
AGAIN ON FRIDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 54.0 FEET...THE SNOQUALMIE RIVER WILL FLOOD MUCH OF THE
FARM LAND AND SEVERAL ROADS FROM FALL CITY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH
CARNATION AND DUVALL.
&&

DENSE FOG ADVISORY

...DENSE FOG TO IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 2 AND INTERSTATE 90
BETWEEN AIRWAY HEIGHTS AND WATERVILLE...AND MOSES LAKE.
DENSE FOG TO ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL BETWEEN SPOKANE AND COLVILLE ON
HIGHWAY 395...
.DENSE FOG REMAINS IN PLACE ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR BETWEEN
AIRWAY HEIGHTS ON THE WEST PLAINS AND THE TOWN OF WATERVILLE ON
THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU. VISIBILITIES HAVE ALSO LOWERED ALONG
HIGHWAY 395 NORTH OF SPOKANE TO COLVILLE. MOTORISTS TRAVELING
ALONG THESE ROUTES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VISIBILITIES BELOW A
QUARTER OF A MILE AT MILES LEADING TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING.
* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME
IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AS WINDS INCREASE BUT
CONFIDENCE IS LOW THAT THE FOG WILL BURN OFF.
* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT
TIMES ALONG HIGHWAY 395. VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE BETWEEN AIRWAY HEIGHTS
AND WILBUR.

DENSE FOG ADVISORY

...DENSE FOG TO IMPACT TRAVEL ALONG HIGHWAY 2 AND INTERSTATE 90
BETWEEN AIRWAY HEIGHTS AND WATERVILLE...AND MOSES LAKE.
DENSE FOG TO ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL BETWEEN SPOKANE AND COLVILLE ON
HIGHWAY 395...
.DENSE FOG REMAINS IN PLACE ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR BETWEEN
AIRWAY HEIGHTS ON THE WEST PLAINS AND THE TOWN OF WATERVILLE ON
THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU. VISIBILITIES HAVE ALSO LOWERED ALONG
HIGHWAY 395 NORTH OF SPOKANE TO COLVILLE. MOTORISTS TRAVELING
ALONG THESE ROUTES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VISIBILITIES BELOW A
QUARTER OF A MILE AT MILES LEADING TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME
IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AS WINDS INCREASE BUT
CONFIDENCE IS LOW THAT THE FOG WILL BURN OFF.
* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT
TIMES ALONG HIGHWAY 2. VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE BETWEEN AIRWAY HEIGHTS AND
WATERVILLE.

DENSE FOG ADVISORY

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY THROUGH THANKSGIVING
DAY MORNING...
AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED IN THE KITTITAS VALLEY WITH
VISIBILITIES REDUCED IN THE ELLENSBURG AREA WHICH WILL AFFECT
TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATES 82 AND 90.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THURSDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THURSDAY.
* VISIBILITY: REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES IN
DENSE FOG.
* IMPACTS: THE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES IN THE KITTITAS
VALLEY...WHICH WILL AFFECT TRAVEL ALONG INTERSTATES 82 AND 90.
TRAVELERS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION AND DRIVE WITH EXTREME
CARE WHEN ENCOUNTERING FOG.

WIND ADVISORY

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST
THURSDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM PST
THURSDAY.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE NORTH COAST...WHATCOM COUNTY...THE
SAN JUAN ISLANDS...AND THE ADMIRALTY INLET AREA INCLUDING PORT
TOWNSEND AND WHIDBEY ISLAND.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING...THEN BEGIN
DIMINISHING AFTERM MIDNIGHT.
* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH. WINDS MAY GUST TO 50 MPH AROUND THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS.
* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS SPEED CAN BREAK OFF TREE LIMBS AND
TOPPLE WEAK TREES...POTENTIALLY CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR FOR THE WEEKEND...
ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
BY THIS COMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
DROP SOUTHWARD OUT OF CANADA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE 30S...COOLING TO THE
20S AND LOW 30S ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE
MOSTLY IN THE TEENS...LOCALLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE
MOUNTAINS OVER THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SOME LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS SNOW LEVELS DROP.
THOSE TRAVELING THIS WEEKEND ARE URGED TO KEEP AWARE OF THE LATEST
FORECASTS AS THIS EVENT UNFOLDS.

FLOOD WATCH

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...SKAGIT...WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...PIERCE...
AND SNOHOMISH.
* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
* IN THE SHORT TERM...FLOODING CONTINUES ON PARTS OF THE
SNOQUALMIE...SNOHOMISH...AND THE PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ORTING.
* THE NEXT CONCERN IS A VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM THAT WILL BRING
ANOTHER 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE OLYMPICS AND CASCADES
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER 7
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE NORTH CASCADES THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BE 5500 TO 7000 FEET...FALLING
FRIDAY EVENING.

FLOOD WATCH

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* A PORTION OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...MASON...THURSTON.
* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
* A VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
RAIN TO THE OLYMPICS AND CASCADES TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL BE 5500 TO 7000 FEET.
* THE RAIN COULD RESULT IN FLOODING ON THE DESCHUTES RIVER AND
THE REACH OF THE SKOOKUMCHUCK RIVER NEAR BUCODA IN THURSTON
COUNTY...AS WELL AS THE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY.