AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for March 29 to April 4, 2014

Unsettled For Much of the Period

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

A trough of low pressure off the coast will continue to steer an active southwesterly air flow across Washington for much of the upcoming period. Periods of rain or showers are expected, especially in the west, along with breezy conditions. Temperatures are likely to be around normal during the day and above normal at night.

Temperatures
  • Generally near average in the day and slightly above average at night.
  • Possibly warmer by later next week.

Precipitation
  • Rain or showers at times, especially in the west.

Wind
  • Breezy to windy at times.

Frost Risk Summary
  • This weekend and next week: Low to moderate.

8 to 14 Day Outlook - April 5 to 11
  • Overall, near to above average temperatures and near to above 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 low 60s and lows in the mid to upper 30s.
Weekend
  • A slight chance of showers.
  • Highs in the upper 50s to 60s.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.
Next Week
  • A chance of showers at times.
  • Highs in the upper 50s to 60s early, and possibly warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 50s to around 60 and lows in the mid 30s.
Weekend
  • A chance of showers.
  • Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.
Next Week
  • A chance of showers at times.
  • Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s early, and possibly warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.
Weekend
  • A chance of showers.
  • Highs in the 50s to low 60s.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.
Next Week
  • A chance of showers at times.
  • Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s on Monday, and then 50s to around 60, and possibly warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 30s to mid 40s.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid to upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s to low 40s.
Weekend
  • Showers likely, especially on Saturday.
  • Highs in the 50s to low 60s.
  • Lows in the 40s.
Next Week
  • Rain or showers likely at times, along with dry periods.
  • Highs in the 50s to mid 60s early, and possibly warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 40s.

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