Current Outlook
6/24/2016 Seasonal Weather on Saturday; Becoming Warmer Next Week
“A warm but pleasant Saturday afternoon is likely to follow a rather cool morning, as a trough of low pressure exits the state. However, in terms of temperatures, it should be mainly uphill thereafter, as another ridge of high pressure builds across the western US...”

Recent Outlooks
6/17/2016 Pleasant This Weekend; Heat Returns Next Week
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Hopefully the revitalizing effect of this week's delightful weather will be enough to sustain you through next week's abrupt regression into summer...”

6/10/2016 Splendid Weather Through the Period
“Although it may be premature to pen its obituary just yet, it seems quite possible that this recent pattern change could represent the beginning of the end of the monster ridge of high pressure. The anomalous atmospheric circulation pattern that has persisted for two years, and is largely responsible for the historic warmth of the mid 2010s, finally appears ready to surrender...”

6/3/2016 Major Heat Wave Begins This Weekend; Cooler Later Next Week
“Here we go again. I am sorry to report that the early prediction of a dreaded major heat wave will become an unfortunate reality this weekend. By Sunday, high temperatures should surge into the 100s in central Washington, and 90s in eastern areas around Spokane/Pullman, as well as much of western Washington...”

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