AgWeatherNet Weekly Weather Outlook for July 8 to July 14, 2017

Hot and Dry Weather Continues Into Mid July

Nic Loyd, Meteorologist, 509-786-9357

Excessive heat will continue to periodically plague areas east of the Cascades in the coming days, as parched summer weather looks to remain persistently entrenched over the region. The general trend in time is expected to be hot weekend temperatures yielding to less hot conditions by Monday, as a breezy push of marine air temporarily ameliorates the heat. Later in the period, however, the east may experience another round of hot weather. It is too early to pinpoint the details; but at present, 100 to 105 degrees seems likely for hot spots of central Washington. The overall spatial trend should be a large west-east temperature gradient, as weak onshore flow is anticipated to maintain relatively mild weather for western Washington, and especially for the coast. Otherwise, aside from some coastal marine clouds, dry and mostly sunny weather is forecast to linger for a while. Unfortunately for folks east of the Cascades, anything that is filtering the intense daytime sun in the near future is just as likely to be smoke as clouds.

Temperatures
  • Generally well above normal, especially in the east.
  • Hot on Saturday, and then cooler by Monday.
  • Strong warming later in the period.

Precipitation
  • Mostly dry.

Wind
  • Breezy at times, mainly around Monday.

8 to 14 Day Outlook - July 15, 2017 to July 21, 2017
  • Overall, above average temperatures and 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 around 90 and lows in the 50s to around 60.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 90s to around 100 on Saturday, and 90s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the upper 50s to 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the upper 80s to mid 90s on Monday, and warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the upper 50s to 60s on Monday morning, and then cooler, and warmer later in the week.

North Central Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the mid to upper 80s and lows in the mid to upper 50s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid to upper 90s on Saturday, and low to mid 90s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the upper 50s to 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s on Monday, and warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the upper 50s to 60s on Monday morning, and then cooler, and warmer later in the week.

Eastern Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the 80s and lows in the low to mid 50s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 90s on Saturday, and upper 80s to mid 90s on Sunday.
  • Lows in the 50s to mid 60s.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 80s to around 90 on Monday, and warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 50s to mid 60s on Monday morning, and then cooler, and warmer later in the week.

Western Washington
  • Normal conditions for this time of the year would be highs in the 70s, except cooler at the coast, and lows in the low to mid 50s.
Weekend
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s on Saturday, and 70s to low 80s on Sunday, except cooler at the coast.
  • Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s on Saturday morning, and 50s on Sunday morning.
Next Week
  • Mostly dry.
  • Highs in the 70s on Monday, except cooler at the coast. Warmer later in the week.
  • Lows in the 50s to around 60 on Monday morning, and then cooler, and warmer later in the week.


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