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Athol, ID

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Sunrise 7:03AMSunset 6:03PM Monday October 14, 2019 6:27 PM PDT (01:27 UTC) Moonrise 6:51PMMoonset 7:39AM Illumination 98% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 16 days in cycle
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Athol city, ID
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Area Discussion for - Spokane, WA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service spokane wa
431 pm pdt Mon oct 14 2019

Synopsis
A brief period of quiet weather returns through Tuesday. A wetter
weather pattern is forecast for later in the work week with rain,
mountain snow, and breezy surface winds. Temperatures for the
weekend will be slightly cooler and below seasonal average.

Discussion
Tonight through Tuesday: high pressure has built across the
inland northwest, bringing dry weather and mostly clear skies
across the region. Patchy fog formed in the northern valleys down
to the spokane-cda area this morning, but rapidly eroded with
daytime heating. Temperatures across the region are warming into
50s and 60s as of this writing.

With a day of drying, fog is generally expected to be less
widespread tonight compared to last night, remaining primarily in
the northern river valleys. The upper ridge axis moves eastward
tonight and early Tuesday, with increasing cloudiness ahead of the
next frontal system. Hi-resolution models are hinting at enough
warm advection isentropic lift to bring a quick round of pre-
frontal rain on Tuesday. Confidence isn't high, but we've
introduced a slight chance of rain across the forecast during the
day Tuesday. Otherwise, Tuesday looks to be a bit warmer than
today with high temperatures in the upper 50s to upper 60s.

Dang
Wednesday through Monday: a gulf of alaska low will push waves of
moisture through the pacific northwest through this period.

Models continue to slow the arrival of the the pattern and pushing
back on the expected impacts and the basins daytime winds. The
cascades are expected to feel the brunt of the moisture. The
higher elevations of 5000ft and abv can expect rain snow through
the period as the snow levels will seesaw up and down between day
and night. By Saturday cooler air will begin to push into the
region and begin a drop in the snow levels. Portions of the
northern cascades could receive several inches of snow over the 72
hour period. The prolonged rain could bring rises to local area
creeks and streams and impact some recent burn scars along the
cascades. The northern mountains and idaho panhandle can expect a
lesser amount of moisture than the cascades but still have the
rain snow cycle. While the amount of moisture for the region
begins to taper off, the cooler air drops the snow levels to
around 3000 ft. This could bring portions of the columbia basin
into a rain snow mix. The columbia basin buoyed by the rain shadow
effect will be impacted by weak showers. The main for the
columbia basin will be the winds for the end of the week. Models
have been delaying their onset and trending down on the strength
of the winds during the daytime. Wednesday does not look like this
could lead to the columbia basin seeing gusts into the upper 20s
and low 30s mph.

Temperatures for the period will become milder and near the
normals for this time year. Highs will be in the 50s to low 60s.

Lows will be in the upper 30s and low 40s. Cooler air moves into
the region by the weekend and brings overnight lows back into the
low 30s. Weekend highs will be dipping into the 40s. The mountain
showers and cooler temps will continue for the start of next week.

Jdc

Aviation
00z tafs:VFR conditions and light winds the next 24 hours.

Any fog development is currently expected to remain away from
terminals tonight into tues morning. Thicker high clouds will move
in from the west aft 18z ahead of the next system for Wednesday.

Preliminary point temps pops
Spokane 34 59 38 61 40 54 0 20 20 20 60 20
coeur d'alene 33 59 38 62 41 51 0 20 20 10 60 40
pullman 35 62 41 64 40 54 0 20 20 10 60 20
lewiston 41 69 48 71 47 61 0 10 20 0 60 30
colville 29 60 32 61 35 56 0 20 10 20 70 40
sandpoint 33 57 38 60 41 50 0 20 20 20 70 70
kellogg 36 59 43 62 43 49 0 0 20 10 70 70
moses lake 35 61 38 61 39 61 0 20 10 30 50 10
wenatchee 41 58 43 58 43 58 0 20 20 60 70 40
omak 38 57 39 57 40 56 0 20 10 60 80 30

Otx watches warnings advisories
Id... None.

Wa... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Coeur d'Alene Airport - Pappy Boyington Field, ID20 mi32 minN 010.00 miFair50°F35°F57%1021.7 hPa
Sandpoint, Sandpoint Airport, ID22 mi33 minN 010.00 miFair46°F32°F57%1019.3 hPa

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2 days agoN8NE6E6E6NE6E5E7E6NE10NE8E7E6E6NE8NE9NE10N9NE7CalmCalmCalmCalmCalmN3

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