Rain is forecast for the Yakima area today, with the chance of precipitation forecast at 80 percent.

A wind advisory is in effect from 1 p.m. today to 4 a.m. Saturday for the eastern Columbia Gorge and the Kittitas and Yakima valleys.

Winds as high as 50 mph may be recorded by late this afternoon and evening.

The high temperature will be around 51 degrees. The low temperature will be about 30 degrees.

More weather information is available here: yakimaherald.com/news/weather.