Current Outlook

2/16/2018 Stormy This Weekend; Much Colder Early Next Week

“A major pattern change will occur this weekend, and should be accompanied by a potentially hazardous spectrum of weather issues. This meteorologically dynamic interval begins with stormy conditions this weekend, and switches to much colder temperatures early next week.....”

Recent Outlooks

2/9/2018 Cooler and Slightly Unsettled Through Next Week

“Relative to the notably persistent warmth of recent weeks, this weekend will seem rather cool. In reality, however, temperatures should remain near normal for this time of the year. Nonetheless, this switch to northerly air flow will serve as a sobering reminder that the frost-free growing season is certainly not yet upon us...”

2/2/2018 Mild and Unsettled Weather Continues In Early February

“ Our distinctly un-La Niña-like La Niña winter will continue in early February, as the recent prolonged interval of unseasonal warmth looks to persist for the foreseeable future. Along with the above normal temperatures, periods of wind and western rain are expected in the coming days. This weekend..”

1/26/2018 Stormy and Becoming Very Mild This Weekend; Cooler Later Next Week

“An atmospheric river of moisture will bring active and variable weather to the Northwest this weekend. A variety of weather concerns are likely to be associated with this dynamic and changeable pattern. Aside from generally mild and breezy conditions, the main concern will be the prolonged heavy rainfall in northwestern Washington...”

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