Current Outlook
10/28/2016 Active and Variable Weather Continues; From Cool to Warmer Next Week
“We may be turning the page from the Halloween season and Ichabod Crane to election season and early November, but the meteorological storyline will remain all too familiar during this outlook period. Unsettled and changeable weather looks to persist in the coming days, as intervals of rain and breezes continue, along with rather mild nights. ..”

Recent Outlooks
10/21/2016 Unsettled and Generally Seasonal Weather Through Next Week
“As we enter late October and the home stretch leading to Halloween, the peak time of year for straw bales, pumpkins, and a good Don Knotts movie has finally arrived. The anticipated weather pattern in the coming days can be aptly characterized as rather non-descript, since somewhat unsettled but largely unremarkable conditions are expected...”

10/14/2016 Stormy This Weekend; From Unsettled to Drier and Warmer Next Week
“A second, powerful storm will be barreling toward Washington on Saturday, even as the state is still reeling from the Thursday/Friday storm number one. The result should be additional heavy rainfall and strong winds...”

10/7/2016 Variable and Active Conditions on the Way
“Rain is likely in the west this weekend, even as warmer air briefly moves into the state. Conditions look to be rather changeable during the upcoming outlook period, as stormy weather this weekend gives way to a northerly brush of drier air on Monday. The calmer and more stable pattern of early next week may persist through Wednesday in eastern areas...”

9/30/2016 Cooler and Unsettled Conditions in the Coming Days
“As the summer-like temperatures of earlier this week fade into memories, a chilly trough of low pressure entering the region will bring cooler and unsettled weather for the start of October. Although no major storms or significant impacts are expected, near to slightly below normal temperatures are likely, along with periodic breezes and western showers. ..”

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