AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for October 17 to October 23, 2015

Slightly Unsettled and Variable Through the Period

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

A variably non-descript pattern of slightly unsettled conditions is expected in the coming days. Overall, temperatures should be somewhat above normal, as periodic weak systems bring light rain to parts of Washington. It presently appears that there will be a brief period of drier and calmer high pressure around the middle of next week, before potentially stormier weather arrives later next week.

Temperatures
  • Above normal overall.
  • Cooler early next week, and then warmer days by mid week, especially in the east.
  • Possibly cooler days later next week.

Precipitation
  • A chance of light rain at times, especially in the west.
  • Possibly drier around the middle of next week.

Wind
  • Breezy at times, especially later next week.

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

8 to 14 Day Outlook - October 24, 2015 to October 30, 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 low to mid 60s and lows in the mid 30s to low 40s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain.
  • Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s on Saturday, and mid 60s to mid 70s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the 40s to low 50s on Saturday morning, and 40s to mid 50s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain at times.
  • Highs in the mid 60s to low 70s, and possibly cooler later in the week.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to low 50s on Monday morning, and then cooler by mid week.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 50s to low 60s and lows in the mid 30s to low 40s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain.
  • Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s on Saturday, and mid 60s to low 70s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to low 50s on Saturday morning, and mid 40s to mid 50s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain at times.
  • Highs in the 60s to low 70s, and possibly cooler later in the week.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to low 50s on Monday morning, and then cooler by mid week.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 50s to low 60s and lows in the mid 30s to around 40.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain.
  • Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s on Saturday, and 60s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the mid to upper 40s on Saturday morning, and mid 40s to mid 50s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry with a slight chance of rain at times.
  • Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s on Monday, and warmer around mid week, and then cooler late in the period.
  • Lows in the mid to upper 40s on Monday morning, and then cooler by mid week.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s and lows in the low to mid 40s.
Weekend
  • A chance of rain at times.
  • Highs in the 60s on Saturday, and low to mid 60s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
Next Week
  • A chance of rain at times. Possibly drier with patchy morning fog around mid week.
  • Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s on Monday, and warmer by mid week, and then cooler later in the week.
  • Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s on Monday morning, and then cooler by mid week.
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