Current Outlook

4/20/2018 Western Showers and Widespread Wind on Saturday; Summer Prelude Next Week

“A storm system clipping the northern part of the state tonight and Saturday will bring some western rain through early Saturday morning, and also a chance of showers to parts of northern Washington. Slight cooling and breezy to windy conditions are expected for Saturday, as the disturbance exits the region. Isolated frost concerns should return for Sunday and Monday mornings due to the presence of fairly dry air. However, as a ridge of high pressure builds across the Northwest, the main tre..”

Recent Outlooks

4/13/2018 Western Rain This Weekend; Cool and Unsettled to Drier and Milder Next Week

“Although milder temperatures are expected this weekend, active weather looks to continue in the coming days. Saturday will be rainy in western Washington, and then the wet conditions should spread eastward later in the weekend. Even as cooling comes to western areas by Sunday, southerly air flow in advance of an incoming front is likely to cause another mild day in far eastern parts of the state around Pullman and Spokane. However, as the chilly upper low swings inland on Monday, a notably ..”

4/6/2018 Rain and Wind on Saturday; Variable and Active Next Week

“An unusually strong April low pressure system will approach Washington tonight, before gradually weakening and moving inland across British Columbia on Saturday. The result should be a variety of weather related concerns, including widespread rainfall and increasing winds across the state. While certainly not unprecedented, this sort of pattern is more reminiscent of an autumn storm than a typical spring disturbance. Several ingredients should come together to create stormy conditions across ..”

3/30/2018 Becoming Windy on Sunday; From Frosty to Warmer Next Week

“Uneventful conditions are likely on Saturday, with relatively calm, dry, and mild weather. However, the benign conditions should give way to more active and changeable weather thereafter. Increasing wind and western shower chances are expected later on Easter Sunday, as a chilly upper level low pressure system passing to our north delivers an April Fool's Day surprise...”

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