Current Outlook
5/27/2016 Cool on Saturday; Heat Wave Coming Next Week
“I hope that you have enjoyed the recent interlude of surprisingly normal mid to late May weather, because the splendid temperatures will soon be coming to an abrupt end. Abnormal heat is expected to surge back into the state starting on Tuesday, and then intensify later in the week, at least east of the Cascades...”

Recent Outlooks
5/20/2016 Cool and Unsettled This Weekend; Becoming Warmer and Drier Next Week
“An area of low pressure over the state on Saturday will lead to a continuation of relatively cool and breezy conditions this weekend. Rain or showers are again possible anywhere in Washington, including in the normally dry locations...”

5/13/2016 Variable and Unsettled Weather For Mid May
“Given the recent warmth and associated rapid melting of the mountain snowpack, it seemed that an early wildfire season could have been just around the corner. Luckily, the upcoming weather pattern should delay that unpleasant prospect for at least another week...”

5/6/2016 Hot on Saturday and Windy on Sunday; From Pleasant to Hot Next Week
“Saturday may bring the hottest temperatures so far of the year to parts of the state. Given the weather conditions so far this spring, that is really saying something...”

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