Weather 12-2-21

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Our weather today will still be under the influence of warm advection and breezy southwesterly flow in the low levels bringing us one more day of well above normal temperatures. Wenatchee set a new record high of 70 degrees yesterday while Omak topped out at 74!  A weak cold front will slowly move through the region today as the upper level jet slowly slides south from Canada. Between now and late Friday night temperatures will see a cooling trend.

Northcentral Washington weather today will be partly cloudy and unseasonably warm with afternoon highs in the lower 50’s.

Quiet and cooler for Friday with mostly cloudy skies and afternoon high temperatures in the mid-40’s.

The zonal flow will shift to a northwesterly direction aloft on Saturday with a more defined weather trough approaching from the Gulf of Alaska. Expect mostly cloudy skies, a 30% chance of rain with afternoon highs in the mid-40’s.

On Sunday, the jet stream will become northwest to southeast oriented and shift eastward. We will see mostly cloudy skies Sunday with a 60% chance of rain mixed with snow by midnight with highs in the low 40’s.

A potent weather system in the Gulf of Alaska dives southeast toward the Washington coast overnight Sunday into Monday morning ushering in a broad area of precipitation throughout the Pacific Northwest. Monday will be cloudy with an 80% chance of rain mixed with snow with afternoon high temperatures in the low40’s.

Quiet weather expected on Tuesday with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the low 40’s while on Wednesday, another weather system moves our way bringing cloudy skies, a 60% chance of show with afternoon highs in the lower 40’s.