Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:13AM||Sunset 5:49PM||Friday October 20, 2017 11:05 AM PDT (18:05 UTC)||Moonrise 7:57AM||Moonset 6:43PM||Illumination 0%|
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Area Discussion for - Spokane, WA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service spokane wa
1046 am pdt Fri oct 20 2017
Showers and gusty winds can be expected today and tonight as a low
pressure system swings through the area. There will be a low end
chance for lightning up across the northeast mountains
this afternoon. After a brief break in the active weather tonight,
the next storm system will arrive Saturday morning and will exit
Sunday night. This storm will also be warm, wet, and windy. Drier
conditions are expected for much of next week as high pressure
moves into the region.
Morning update: the band of steady rain tied to the cold front is
finally shifting to the east and is close to clearing east of
idaho. A cold upper-level trof will settle in behind the cold
front bringing a renewed threat for isolated showers with
afternoon heating. The mountains of NE wa and N id will carry the
greatest threat with gusty winds the main story for the columbia
basin, palouse, and blue mountains. This morning allowing for
sunbreaks across much of central wa.
We will be focusing on several items for the afternoon forecast
package. 1) a puget sound convergence zone will bring a narrow
but enhanced band of heavier snow to a small area of the cascade
crest. This may impact stevens pass. 2) widespread precipitation
for Saturday with the onset being snow for much of the cascades
above 3000 feet bringing potential for travel impacts on the
passes. This includes stevens, blewett, loup loup, washington, and
possibly sherman. 3)potential for strong winds early Sunday
morning into Sunday afternoon for southeastern wa including the
palouse, blue mountains, and into the lower idaho panhandle. Sb
18z tafs: band of steady rain will shift east into montana.
Residual moisture and favored boundary layer flow will keep MVFR
cigs arnd the eastern terminals 18-20z then lift above 3k agl.
Atmosphere becoming increasingly unstable this aftn under a -28c
cold pool promoting convective showers across NE wa, N id, and
cascade crest. A few lightning strikes will be possible 20-23z.
Gusty westerly winds to impact most terminals through the day.
Winds decrease some after 00z but will remain steady until backing
to the south southeast ahead a moist laden warm front. May have a
few hours of MVFR CIGS prior to the wind switch. Next frontal
system to bring top-down moistening Sat morning with the onset of
pcpn 15-19z in a general west to east fashion. Sb
Preliminary point temps pops
Spokane 52 35 46 44 59 40 20 10 90 100 40 0
coeur d'alene 51 35 45 42 57 40 50 10 70 100 70 10
pullman 51 35 48 44 58 43 70 10 90 100 80 40
lewiston 58 38 52 47 64 46 60 10 80 90 70 10
colville 53 33 45 40 57 36 20 10 100 100 30 0
sandpoint 52 34 43 39 53 36 80 10 70 100 70 10
kellogg 46 34 43 38 50 39 80 30 70 100 80 30
moses lake 61 37 50 47 66 40 0 0 100 80 10 0
wenatchee 57 36 46 42 63 41 10 10 100 80 50 10
omak 57 32 45 40 62 35 10 0 100 80 10 0
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