The offshore low-pressure system and associated cold front continues to slowly march toward the coast starting the transition to a more active weather pattern. Ahead of the weather system is a steady stream of cloud cover that will limit the amount of potential sun today. The weather system`s cold front will gradually overtake the region this afternoon and overnight bringing mostly cloudy skies to the Wenatchee valley with high temperatures this afternoon mainly in the mid 70’s.
The low-pressure system moves toward Oregon on Saturday kicking off a very breezy weather pattern that will linger into next week. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast for Saturday with a northwest wind 10-15 mph, highs will top out in the lower to mid-70’s.
The Inland Northwest will experience breezy to even windy weather conditions on both Sunday and Monday with partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies Northcentral Washington can expect northwest winds 15-25 mph and gusty on Sunday while Monday has the potential to be windier with winds in the 20 to 30 mph range with gust near 40 mph around Wenatchee, Vantage, Waterville and Chelan. Afternoon high temperatures both days unseasonably cool as well only in the mid to upper 60’s.
A moist weather system will quickly follow the departure of our weekend low on Tuesday. Our next round of precipitation is expected to move into western Washington Tuesday morning and spread east of the Cascades in the afternoon. Under mostly cloudy skies and a 30% chance of showers highs Tuesday around 70 degrees.
Wednesday and Thursday a secondary shortwave trough is expected to bring another chance of mainly isolated showers on Wednesday and Thursday as a moist onshore flow continues, highs both days in the mid to upper 70’s.