A shallow ridge of high pressure off the coast will keep the region’s weather fairly quiet and benign. Northcentral Washington weather today will be sunny and mild with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 70’s.
The ridge begins to breakdown on Tuesday as another trough begins to press into the Pacific Northwest. The region can expect increasing clouds through the day tomorrow and warm with highs around 80 degrees.
A weak ridge of pressure briefly builds in on Wednesday and most of Thursday with mostly sunny skies Wednesday and afternoon highs, cooler, in the lower 70’s. By Thursday, expect increasing clouds throughout the day and cooler temperatures with highs around 70 degrees.
Friday through the weekend brings more winds and a good chance of precipitation on both Friday and Saturday. A warm front will bring widespread, light to moderate rain to our area which will be more of a continuous precipitation event rather than having the hit or miss nature of showers. Forecast for Friday and Saturday calling for cloudy skies with a 60% chance of rain during the day Friday increasing to an 80% chance Friday night with highs in the mid to upper 60’s. Saturday looks wet too with a 60% chance of showers and cool with high temperatures in the mid 60’s.
Showers will end on Sunday morning but our temperatures will remain cool with highs again in the mid 60’s.