After one more day of dry, warm weather, the overall pattern changes late tonight. Satellite imagery shows a ridge of high pressure currently over the Pacific Northwest, but, a weather system is also bearing down on our area which will bring increasing clouds throughout the day, slightly cooler temperatures and windy conditions.
Northcentral Washington weather today calling for lots of sunshine in the morning turning partly to mostly cloudy by afternoon and windy out of the Northwest 10-20 mph with possible gusts to 30 mph, high temperatures today in the upper 60’s to lower 70’s. The Columbia Basin and Waterville Plateau will also see strong wind gusts this afternoon.
On Wednesday the weather system moves into our area from the northwest. The atmosphere will moisten through the early to mid-morning, with precipitation likely into the Cascades and increasing east throughout the day. The Wenatchee Valley can expect cloudy skies, cooler temperatures and a 70% chance of much needed precipitation with afternoon highs tomorrow in the lower to mid-60’s.
A break in the wet weather comes on Thursday and Friday with partly cloudy skies Thursday and breezy with highs in the mid to upper 60’s, mostly sunny on Friday and not as windy with afternoon high temperatures near 70 degrees.
Another weather system moves our way on Saturday with mostly cloudy skies, a 50% chance for showers and high temperatures in the mid to upper 60’s.
Isolated shower activity expected on Sunday with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid 60’s. Still unsettled on Monday with a 40% chance of showers, high temperatures in the upper 60’s.