AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for August 2 to August 8, 2014

Slight Chance of Thunderstorms on Saturday; Remaining Hot Through the Period

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

The dog days of summer will persist during the coming week, as hot and mainly sunny weather continues. There will be a slight chance of thunderstorms on Saturday in eastern and mountainous areas, although most of the state should remain dry. The heat will hardly be exceptional for this time of year, but consistently above average temperatures are still expected for the foreseeable future.

Temperatures
  • Hot this weekend and next week.

Precipitation
  • Mainly dry statewide through the period.

Wind
  • Mainly light to at times moderate throughout the period.

8 to 14 Day Outlook - August 9 to August 15
  • 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 upper 80s to low 90s and lows in the mid 50s to low 60s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 90s to low 100s.
  • Lows in the 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 90s to low 100s.
  • Lows in the 60s.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid to upper 80s and lows in the upper 50s to around 60.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 90s to around 100.
  • Lows in the 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 90s to around 100.
  • Lows in the 60s.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid to upper 80s and lows in the low to mid 50s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 90s.
  • Lows in the mid 50s to low 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 90s.
  • Lows in the mid 50s to low 60s.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the 70s to low 80s and lows in the 50s.
Weekend
  • Areas of morning low clouds, otherwise mostly sunny.
  • Highs in the upper 70s to 80s, except cooler at the coast.
  • Lows in the 50s to around 60.
Next Week
  • Periodic morning low clouds at the coast, otherwise mostly sunny.
  • Highs in the upper 70s to 80s, except cooler at the coast.
  • Lows in the 50s to around 60.
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