Current Outlook
2/12/2016 Mild and Unsettled Through the Period
“Spring-like temperatures will continue for the coming week, along with variably active and breezy conditions. Saturday should be one of the cooler days of the outlook period, but still above normal, as a storm system passes through the state...”

Recent Outlooks
2/5/2016 Unsettled on Saturday; Dry and Mild Next Week
“After the Friday/Saturday storm departs the state, a strong and summer-like ridge of high pressure will build over the region on Sunday, and may persist through next Friday. The result should be dry, mild, and calm weather for much of next week...”

1/29/2016 Quieter Weather This Weekend; Slightly Unsettled Next Week
“A brief hiatus in the persistent El Niño circulation pattern is expected during this outlook period, as drier and somewhat cooler weather returns for a few days. While temperatures should only drop to around normal, a temporary end to the recent 50s and low 60s is certainly on the way...”

1/22/2016 Typical El Niño Weather Pattern Continues
“The presently well-established, El Niño-induced circulation pattern featuring a deep trough in the Pacific Ocean and a weak high pressure ridge near the Pacific Northwest is expected to linger for the coming seven days. The resulting southwesterly air flow will periodically direct mild storms toward western Washington...”

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