Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Yakima, Yakima Air Terminal (KYKM)

Lat: 46.56417°NLon: 120.53361°WElev: 1093ft.

Fair

7°C

44°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 8 MPH
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 02 May 4:53 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Yakima WA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming south in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Yakima WA
 46.6°N 120.52°W (Elev. 341 m)
4:03 am PDT May 2, 2016
5am PDT May 2, 2016-6pm PDT May 8, 2016
 
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