AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for May 16 to May 22, 2015

Isolated Showers and Thunderstorms At Times

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

A split flow pattern will allow variable conditions to persist during the coming days. The presence of weak low pressure near the coast should lead to periodic instability and isolated showers or thunderstorms across the state, although many areas are expected to be dry for much of the time. Overall, temperatures are likely to remain slightly above normal.

Temperatures
  • Generally near to above normal through the period.

Precipitation
  • A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms at times.

Wind
  • Light to perhaps moderate at times.

Frost Risk Summary
  • This Weekend: Low risk.
  • Next Week: Low risk.

8 to 14 Day Outlook - May 23, 2015 to May 29, 2015
  • Overall, above average temperatures and near 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 70s and lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.
Weekend
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms on Sunday.
  • Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s on Saturday, and 70s to low 80s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to 50s.
Next Week
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms at times.
  • Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to 50s.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the 70s and lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.
Weekend
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms on Sunday.
  • Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s on Saturday, and 70s to low 80s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to 50s.
Next Week
  • A slight chance of showers or thundershowers at times.
  • Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s.
  • Lows in the 50s.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s and lows in the mid to upper 40s.
Weekend
  • A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s on Saturday, and upper 60s to mid 70s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s.
Next Week
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms at times.
  • Highs in the 70s to low 80s.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid 60s to around 70, except cooler at the coast, and lows in the mid 40s to around 50.
Weekend
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms.
  • Highs in the 60s on Saturday, and mid 60s to mid 70s on Sunday, except cooler at the coast.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
Next Week
  • A slight chance of showers or thunderstorms at times.
  • Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s, except possibly cooler at the coast.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

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