Weather 6-9-20

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A weather system moved in last night bringing overnight showers to Northcentral Washington. Most of the region east of Ritzville will be cloudy and rainy this afternoon, keeping temperatures almost 20 degrees cooler than normal for June 9th while Central Washington should see an end to the rain in the late afternoon with some sunshine allowing them to warm up a bit more. Some showers will last into the evening.

For the Wenatchee Valley today expect rain showers to continue through the morning and into early afternoon with some clearing later on with afternoon high temperatures much cooler only in the lower to mid-60’s.

The inland northwest will get a break from the wet weather and much warmer temperatures on Wednesday under mostly sunny skies, highs will reach the upper 70’s.

Expect mild but much more active weather Thursday through the weekend as an upper level low pressure system approaches the Washington coast and stalls out.

A weak shortwave in the flow is expected to ripple up the Cascades Thursday afternoon and Friday with will help ignite some convection and possible thunderstorms both days. There is a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms on Thursday going up to a 50% chance on Friday. High temperatures both days in the upper 70’s.

The weather pattern will remain unsettled for the weekend and into early next week as the upper level low slowly moves through the region. Under mostly cloudy skies and a 20-30% chance of showers each day, afternoon high temperatures will top out in the lower to mid-70’s.