Current Outlook

8/7/2020 AgWeatherNet Outlook: A slight chance for rain showers west of the Cascades around mid week

“As the weekend approaches, a modest shortwave embedded in the mean northwest flow aloft is expected pass over the state tonight (Friday). This disturbance, paired with a plume of higher moisture air originating from the central Pacific, look to be enough to initiate a few light rain showers...”
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Recent Outlooks

7/31/2020 A welcome cooling trend through the weekend into early next week

“The recent heat wave is coming to an end as a shift to westerly, onshore flow is underway. Friday will be the last day of widespread 100°+ temperatures east of the Cascades and areas west of the Cascades are already back to more comfortable temperatures...”
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7/24/2020 Another short-lived heat wave early next week and an increasing threat of wildfires

“The big story for the next week is a significant but short-lived heat wave during the first half of the week. The ridge of high pressure responsible for the heat wave will gradually build over the weekend and reach its apex on Monday and Tuesday, which will be the hottest days across the state. ..”
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