Weather 5-24-21


As a large area of low pressure continues to move through Montana, another smaller weather system is developing off the Washington coast. Northcentral Washington weather today will be mostly cloudy and windy out of the west 10-20 mph with afternoon high temperatures around 70 degrees.

By tomorrow, the Pacific low will track southeast into Oregon. Rain will wrap around the low bringing most of the Inland Northwest rain showers, but leaving a dry bullseye in the Basin, West Plains, and Waterville Plateau. Forecast fort Tuesday will be cloudy with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon, stilly a bit breezy too with highs in the upper 60’s.

The Inland Northwest will be in-between storm systems on Wednesday leading to a relatively quiet weather day with partly cloudy skies, light wind and warmer temperatures with highs in the upper 70’s.

The arrival of a vigorous frontal system Thursday afternoon and evening will deliver our best shot of showers to central and eastern Washington for the next week to ten days. Weather for the Columbia Basin and Wenatchee Valley Thursday will be cloudy, with a 50% chance of afternoon rain, breezy too with high temperatures around 70 degrees.

Folks looking to start the Memorial Day weekend on Friday can expect a breezy to windy day, mostly sunny skies with afternoon temperatures in the upper 60’s to lower 70’s.

The weather forecast Saturday through Monday will be good news for most folks looking to enjoy outdoor activities. High pressure builds in Saturday and stays put through Sunday with sunny skies and high temperatures in the upper 70’s on Saturday and into the, mid-80’s on Sunday.