Weather 4-16-18


A cold upper level low pressure weather system will move through the region this afternoon bringing some left-over scattered showers with clearing by afternoon. There is strong dynamics along the front that will result in more moderate to locally heavy rain out ahead of the front. Winds will become gusty with frontal passage across the basin and into the Spokane Area and Palouse. Wind gusts of up around 35 mph will be possible. We will just see breezy conditions in Northcentral Washington today of 10-15 mph.

Rivers and small streams will be on the rise after our wet night but no flooding is anticipated at this time. Pressure gradients remain tight for Tuesday over most of Washington State with another windy day in store. Winds on Tuesday in the Wenatchee Valley will blow 15-15 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph.

By Wednesday a small, weak weather system will arrive bringing us a 30% chance of scattered showers . On Thursday and right through the upcoming weekend, high pressure will move into the Western U.S. drying us out and warming us up into the lower to middle 60’s for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.