AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for March 8 to 14, 2014

Rain Likely by Sunday; Possibly Drier and Continued Mild Next Week

Nic Loyd, Meteorologist, 509-786-9357
Gerrit Hoogenboom, Director, 509-786-9371

The relative respite in the wet weather will end later on Saturday, as another storm moves through Washington with more rain, wind, and warm temperatures. Wet weather on Sunday, especially in the west, will give way to lingering showers on Monday. The weather will become mainly dry by next Tuesday. Although night-time temperatures may briefly cool early next week, most of the period will feature warmer than normal conditions.

Temperatures
  • Well above normal overall.
  • Cooler at night early next week.

Precipitation
  • Mainly dry early on Saturday, with rain spreading from west to east during the day.
  • Rain on Sunday, with lingering showers on Monday.
  • Mainly dry in most areas for mid to late next week.

Wind
  • Breezy to windy this weekend.
  • Breezy at times early next week.

Frost Risk Summary
  • This weekend: Low, except moderate in north central areas on Saturday morning.
  • Next week: Low to moderate next week.

8 to 14 Day Outlook - March 15 to 21
  • Overall, above average temperatures and near to below average precipitation are expected during the 8 to 14 day time frame.

Important Points about Next Week's Weather

South Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid to upper 50s and lows in the low to mid 30s.
Weekend
  • A chance of rain developing later on Saturday and into Sunday.
  • Highs in the 50s to 60s.
  • Lows in the 30s on Saturday morning, and 40s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • A slight chance of rain early, otherwise mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 50s to 60s.
  • Lows in the 30s to low 40s.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the low 50s and lows around 30.
Weekend
  • Rain developing later on Saturday. Rain likely on Sunday.
  • Highs in the 50s.
  • Lows in the upper 20s to 30s on Saturday morning, and upper 30s to mid 40s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • A chance of rain early, and then mostly dry by mid week.
  • Highs in the 50s.
  • Lows in the 30s.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 40s to around 50 and lows in the low 30s.
Weekend
  • Rain developing by Saturday evening. Rain on Sunday.
  • Highs in the 50s to low 60s.
  • Lows in the upper 20s to 30s on Saturday morning, and upper 30s to 40s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Showers likely early, and then mostly dry by mid week.
  • Highs in the 50s.
  • Lows in the 30s to low 40s.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the 50s and lows in the upper 30s.
Weekend
  • Rain developing on Saturday, and rain on Sunday.
  • Highs in the 50s to low 60s.
  • Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s on Saturday morning, and 40s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Showers early, and then mostly dry with a slight chance of rain later in the week.
  • Highs in the 50s to low 60s.
  • Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

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