A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to be our weather influencer through the rest of the week and for most of Saturday before a storm system moves in Saturday night into Sunday.
So, for today, Northcentral Washington can expect sunny skies, calm wind conditions and afternoon highs in the mid 40’s.
More of the same for Thursday with sunny skies, light wind and afternoon highs in the mid 40’s.
We will see a more zonal flow of air on Friday bringing in slightly warmer weather, sunny skies and highs in the upper 40’s.
A deep trough of low pressure begins to push inland from the coast on Saturday carrying with it an area of low pressure with a decent push of wet weather with it. Expect quiet weather during the day Saturday before the system moves in with partly cloudy skies and afternoon high temperatures in the upper 40’s. As of now the storm will be a snow event for the mountains and areas North of Highway 2 and mainly a rain event for the Columbia Basin and Wenatchee Valley. The Cascades will receive the most snow with around a foot for the crest and 4 to 8 inches for the midlevel areas around 3500 feet. Our chance of precipitation goes up to 60% Saturday night and 60% Sunday morning. Highs Sunday in the upper 40’s.
Quiet weather returns once again Monday and Tuesday with mostly sunny skies and afternoon high temperatures in the mid 40’s.