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As high pressure in the desert southwest continues to build, our next round of temperatures in the upper 90’s and triple digits begins this afternoon and will likely persist through Friday. There is an excessive heat warning in effect for our area today through Friday night. Northcentral Was… Read more

Weather forecast this afternoon will be 2 to 4 degrees warmer than yesterday across the majority of the Inland Northwest as the longwave upper ridge over the Western U.S. bulges northward. Expect sunny skies today with afternoon high temperatures in the mid-90’s. Our hot high-pressure ridge … Read more

A broad ridge of high pressure will amplify over the plains state which will promote a warming, drying trend in the Inland Northwest for the upcoming week. Haze and patchy smoke issues for areas near wildfires mainly along the Cascades. Weather is expected to be benign for the upcoming week … Read more

A low off the southern OR coast will pick up northward speed today, taking up shop off the WA coast this evening and then meandering around into Thursday Night. The low position will result in south to southwest flow over the region drawing up mid-level moisture and instability. Several wave… Read more

A large closed low off the northern California coast this morning will track north-northeast through our area today and tomorrow. An increased southerly flow ahead of the low will draw up increased moisture into the region with a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms. Northcentral Wash… Read more

The main story continues to be the hot and dry weather. A large closed low off the northern CA coast will result in south-southwest flow aloft over the region today bringing mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures with Northcentral Washington highs today between 100-105 degrees. P. Cloudy… Read more

Benign weather conditions are expected across the Inland Northwest today as we close out the week and enter the weekend. We will see a nice break from the heat today with sunny skies and afternoon high temperatures in the mid-90’s. Wildfire smoke from British Columbia will move down tonight … Read more

A cold front will pass through the region today bringing gusty winds and cooler temperatures. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny, windy and much cooler with afternoon high temperatures around 80 degrees. The cool upper-level trough will linger over the region tomorrow as wel… Read more

The main focus over the next two days will be related to fire weather as warm, dry, and windy conditions continue over the Inland Northwest. There is a Red Flag Warning in effect through tomorrow. The upper-level ridge responsible for our string of hot temperatures has flattened with the pas… Read more

The heat wave will continue today with this possibly being the 8th straight day of temperatures over 100 degrees for most of our area. The upper-level ridge responsible for our recent heat wave will start to weaken and winds will become increasingly breezy this week as a couple of weak weath…

A record setting heat wave continues to impact the Inland Northwest into the weekend delivering very hot temperatures and dry conditions. Don’t expect much in the way of changes over the next three days as record high temperatures fall all across the region. Northcentral Washington weather f…

Our long-duration excessive heat event will affect the region through the week into the weekend. Unusually hot conditions will lead to an elevated risk of heat illness, especially for vulnerable populations, for those outdoors for extended periods of time, and for those without access to air…

The high-amplitude ridge remains in place just off the Pacific Northwest coast early this morning, and will move only very slowly eastward for the next 48 hours, ensuring that the long-duration heat event will continue in the Inland Northwest for the next several days. Unusually hot conditio…

The long-advertised excessive heat is upon us. A high-amplitude ridge has set up just off the West Coast, and will only slowly migrate eastward into the Pacific Northwest over the next couple of days. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and unseasonably hot with afternoon hig…

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect starting today and running through Friday for all of Northcentral Washington. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and hot with afternoon high temperatures near 100 degrees. As we move through the week, temperatures will warm each day 2-4…

A hot, high-pressure ridge will dominate our weather picture today and once again on Thursday before a slight cool-down on Friday. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and hot with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 90’s. A weak trough of low-pressure slides through the …

A strong ridge of high pressure in the eastern Pacific along with another area of high pressure in the desert southwest will continue to dominate Pacific northwest weather for the next several days. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and much warmer than the past few days wi…

As a weak weather system continues its eastward trek, a hot high-pressure ridge will quickly rebound over the Pacific Northwest tonight. Until then, Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny, windy and cooler than normal with highs in the mid-80’s. For Tuesday, we will see sunny sk…

A large low-pressure system currently moving into northern British Columbia along with strong high pressure over the southern and southwestern United States will keep the Pacific Northwest in a dry, southwest flow to start the weekend. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and …

A dry, southwest flow will result in rather benign weather across the Inland Northwest today and continuing through Saturday. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and warm with afternoon high temperatures in the low 90’s. More of the same for Friday and Saturday with sunny ski…

An upper level trough will move across British Columbia today sending a dry cold front across Washington. The main concern will be the dry and breezy winds this afternoon. These conditions will be favorable for quick spreading grass fires if ignition occurs prompting a Red Flag Warming until…

A ridge of high pressure off the coast continues to amplify brining the entire area sunny skies and unseasonably hot temperatures. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and hot with afternoon high temperatures between 95-105 degrees. This is about 8-10 degrees above average for…

The longwave trough of lower pressure that has sat offshore the past few days will eventually slide across the region. It`s going to do so slowly, and that will allow some breezy conditions to persist for most of the weekend along with some passing high clouds that will traverse over the top…

As the shortwave from early on shifts East, dry, warm air is expected to move into the region. The region can expect a very seasonal period. The temperatures will generally be in the 80’s. Afternoon mixing will bring breezy winds into the Cascades Valleys and across the Basin. Speeds will be…

A low-pressure system that brought North central Washington rain showers yesterday is pulling east with persistent bands of showers in eastern Washington today. Behind this weather system, we can expect partly cloudy skies, windy conditions and much cooler temperatures with afternoon highs t…

Our next multi-day period of wet, cooler weather will begin today and persist into Monday thanks to an atmospheric river. Rain will spread into the Cascades this morning and become heavy along the Cascade Crest this afternoon and evening. The combination of the spring melt and runoff from the rain event over the next 24 […]

A ridge of high pressure will hang on over the Pacific Northwest for one more day providing a dry day for most of the Inland Northwest. Northcentral Washington weather today calling for mostly cloudy skies and mild with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 70’s. Thursday will be nice for the most part too with […]

A weak ridge of high pressure over the Pacific Northwest will result in a rather quiet, dry and mild weather-days for our Tuesday and Wednesday. However, by Thursday, the ridge will flatten out allowing a large off-shore weather system to move our way brining rain and cooler weather by this weekend. Northcentral Washington weather today […]

The unusually moist air mass that brought us stormy weather over the weekend is pushing into Montana today. High pressure begins to build into our area late today providing dry, mostly sunny and warmer weather through mid-week. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny, dry and breezy with afternoon high temperatures around 70 degrees. Mostly […]

The low off the coast continues to slowly press into the Pacific Northwest bringing a decent plume of moisture along with it. Today will be similar to how yesterday ended with widespread shower activity with occasional embedded thunderstorms expected. Northcentral Washington weather today will be cloudy with a 70% chance of rain/thunderstorms and afternoon highs […]

Flash flood watch in place from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Friday. A series of tropical storm systems will move into Northcentral Washington beginning this afternoon with a good chance for rain/thunderstorms right through our early morning hours with highs in the upper 70’s. The convective line of thunderstorms will hang around on Friday too […]

A weak ridge of high pressure over the western U.S. will allow for another warm spring weather-day with a few isolated afternoon showers. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly cloudy and warmer with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 70’s to near 80 degrees. Thursday`s weather will be nearly identical to today`s except, subtropical […]

A closed low in the eastern Pacific will gradually move east through Thursday resulting in a southwest flow aloft over the region for several days. This will bring moisture into the region late Thursday with an increasing threat for showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. Until then, a ridge of high pressure will bring us […]

A flat ridge of high pressure will hold on for most of today before a Pacific low-pressure system moves into the state tonight bringing a progressive, wet and cooler weather pattern to our Memorial Day weekend. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of afternoon-evening showers and afternoon highs in […]

A flat ridge of high pressure has found its way into the Northwest and will deliver a relatively dry and mild weather pattern over the next 36 hours. An axis of subtropical moisture remains draped over the ridge and we are getting reports of light rain at times but this activity has been very light. […]

A flat ridge of high pressure will build in from the west today and will stay over the region through Wednesday bringing some cloudiness and warmer temperatures before a series of weather systems moves in turning our weather wetter and cooler heading into the Memorial Day weekend. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly cloudy […]

NCWLIFE Weather Forecast and Discussion Forecast discussion from the National Weather Service Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected the next couple of days, and a modest warming trend is anticipated through the weekend. Seasonal temperatures are forecast early next week, with a more substantial warmup possible Wednesday and Thursday. Wenatchee ForecastFriday – Sunny early, 20% […]

NCWLIFE Weather Forecast and Discussion Forecast discussion from the National Weather ServiceBreezy conditions are expected today, but winds will be much weaker than those seen Wednesday. Chilly temperatures are expected tonight, with some frost possible in the Palouse. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are anticipated Friday and Saturday and possibly into Sunday. A small warming trend […]

An unusually strong upper-level low pressure system and cold front will pass through the Inland Northwest today. This weather system will deliver windy conditions to most locations, blowing dust to a few locations, as well as widespread showers. All of Northcentral Washington is under a Wind Advisory today with gusts this afternoon between 40-45 mph. […]

A zonal flow aloft remains over the Inland Northwest for the next 24 hours. Minor impulses in the flow should bring an increase of high clouds and filtered sunshine throughout the day with warmer temperatures as well. Northcentral Washington weather today will feature high cloudiness and mild temperatures with afternoon highs in the upper 60’s. […]

A quiet start to the workweek with regards to weather as high pressure off the California coast supplies a few clouds and warmer temperatures over the next couple of days. Northcentral Washington weather today will be partly cloudy by afternoon, warmer and breezy with highs in the upper 60’s. Tuesday’s weather will be nice with […]

The strong weather front that dumped heavy rain over the area last night is moving east quite rapidly with a cool airmass settling in behind it. Our upper level pattern becomes more zonal with weak ridging. Northcentral Washington weather today will feature increasing clouds and cool temperatures with afternoon highs around 60 degrees. Clouds will […]

A trough of low pressure will move into the region later today pushing a robust cold front through the area late this afternoon and evening. Northcentral Washington weather today will be cloudy with rain likely this afternoon and maybe a thunderstorm with high temperatures near 60 degrees. Some thunderstorms may contain brief, heavy rain and […]

After another chilly morning, temperatures will rebound in the low to mid 60’s across our region this afternoon. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and mild with afternoon high temperatures in the mid 60’s. Weather models continue to push a series of vigorous frontal systems east of the Cascades Thursday right through this weekend. […]

High pressure well off the coast will provide sunshine with temperatures a few degrees warmer than the last couple of days, but still well below average. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and warmer with afternoon high temperatures in the low to mid-60’s. Temperatures will continue to slowly moderate on Wednesday with mostly sunny […]

An upper level trough remains over the Pacific Northwest allowing a strong north/northwest flow with breezy conditions and cooler than normal temperatures. Northcentral Washington weather today will be partly cloudy, breezy and cool with afternoon high temperatures in the mid to upper 50’s. High pressure replaces the trough of low pressure on Tuesday brining mostly […]

An active couple of weather days are ahead for the Inland Northwest, as a series of vigorous mid-level storm systems traverse the region within a broad trough encompassing the northeast Pacific and western North America. Northcentral Washington weather today will be cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon and cool with afternoon high temperatures in […]

An upper level ridge of high pressure over the Pacific Northwest will support dry, warm, but mostly cloudy conditions across the Inland Northwest today. Clouds will begin to thicken this afternoon and evening ahead of an approaching trough of low pressure that will open the floodgates to a wet, cooler weather pattern over the next […]

Dry and warmer weather conditions are expected for the Inland Northwest over the next two days courtesy of high pressure aloft. However, by Thursday right through the weekend, our weather pattern turns active and unstable bringing showers, breezy conditions and much cooler temperatures statewide. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny, breezy and warmer with […]

An area of low pressure moved inland overnight and is now parked over southwestern Idaho brining clouds and showers to much of Northcentral Washington. The passes and Wenatchee area have the strongest dynamics where a .25” of rain could fall by tonight. Northcentral Washington weather today will be cloudy with rain likely and cooler with […]

The next in a series of shortwave weather disturbances rounding the west coast trough of low pressure will push across the inland Northwest today into tonight. Winds will pick up this afternoon as the front moves through especially in the Columbia Basin. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly cloudy and breezy at times out […]

A couple of weak weather disturbances will pass through over the next couple of days as the Inland Northwest continues to be influenced by a low-pressure trough at the upper levels. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly sunny with a NW breeze and mild with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 50’s. Temperatures will […]

With the passage of the cold front overnight, expect winds to increase and be breezy/gusty late this morning and into the afternoon throughout the Inland Northwest with cooler temperatures expected through Thursday. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly sunny and windy, 10-20 mph and cooler with afternoon highs in the upper 50’s. Partly cloudy […]

An area of low pressure and associated cold front digging off the coast will change the air flow over Central and Eastern Washington to one with more upper level moisture and warm air advection from the south/southwest. This will result in increased cloud cover over the Inland Northwest today that will thicken and lower throughout […]

A strong ridge of high pressure will begin to nudge in over the Cascades this afternoon resulting in a more stable situation over the Inland Northwest with sunny skies and warmer temperatures. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly sunny, along with a northwest breeze, high temperatures this afternoon will climb into the low 60’s. […]

An upper level trough of lower pressure moved into western and central Washington overnight bringing steady rain showers to the Wenatchee Valley and Columbia Basin. Northcentral Washington weather will dry out and clear up behind this storm system this afternoon which will set the stage for high pressure to build in, warming us up into […]

Clear skies and some high clouds to start the day off and by this afternoon we will start seeing the effects of an incoming weather system from the southwest. Showers should begin in the Wenatchee Valley late this afternoon and into the Columbia Basin this evening. Northcentral Washington weather today will feature increasing clouds, a […]

Behind the cold front that moved through yesterday, expect breezy winds today across much of eastern Washington especially in the Lee of the Cascades across the Waterville Plateau and Columbia Basin. Northcentral Washington weather today will be partly cloudy by afternoon with isolated showers and a bit warmer with highs in the lower 50’s. What […]

The week ahead will be unsettled and active as far as the weather is concerned with a mix of rain, snow, wind, and chilly temperatures. Some might define this as typical Spring-like weather. We`ve got our first round of precipitation moving into the Cascades early this morning before it spreads eastward throughout the day. Northcentral […]