Recent Outlooks

3/9/2018 Becoming Much Warmer Early Next Week; Unsettled By Mid Week

“Following a chilly morning, placid and seasonal conditions on Saturday will give way to southerly air flow and much warmer temperatures early next week. Highs look to be in the 60s on Monday in many locations, and particularly in the west, with 70+ degrees possible in spots. Starting around Tuesday, a ponderous low pressure area off the west coast should slowly begin to impact the region with increasingly unsettled and eventually cooler weather. More clouds, breezes, and augmented rain chance..”

3/2/2018 Slightly Unsettled and Variable Weather Expected; Milder Next Week

“Slightly cool and unsettled yet largely benign weather is likely this weekend, as a weakening low pressure area slowly departs the region. Although a chance of showers exists, especially over the mountains, any precipitation that occurs will generally not be widespread or long lasting. Milder and variable weather is expected for next week. There should be weak storms passing at times, along with intervals of anemic high pressure. Warmer temperatures are possible..”

2/23/2018 Unsettled and Milder Weather Returns This Weekend

“A transition to more active conditions this weekend should bring about an increase in wind and precipitation chances for many areas. While mainly rain will return to western Washington, periodic rain or snow is likely for eastern parts of the state. Central Washington may remain mostly dry due to downsloping winds, although some rain or snow is possible at times. As milder Pacific air enters the region, warmer temperatures are expected due to a combination of factors including Chinook winds a..”

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