Current Outlook

1/17/2020 A return to seasonal temperatures with more chances for precipitation

“Compared to last week's wild ride with mother nature, this week is expected to be a little bit more mundane. This doesn't mean that we will have clear skies abound, but rather that an unsettled weather pattern looks to remain in place with the impacts being more manageable..”

Recent Outlooks

1/10/2020 A very cold and snowy week ahead, with potential implications for cold hardiness

“The outlook period looks to bring a stretch of very interesting and impactful weather to Washington State. With recent unseasonably warm temperatures that we have been enjoying, it seems the time has come for mother nature to even things out a bit...”

1/3/2020 A week's worth of unsettled weather expected, likely followed by arctic air in mid-January

“A one-two punch of modest surface cyclones associated with a series of passing short wave troughs aloft are expected to impact the west coast this weekend and mid-week, leaving Washington state with rather unsettled weather for the outlook period. The period is expected to be defined by periods of rain in the west and mostly scattered and showery rain/snow in the east (south central Washington looks to remain mostly dry however). While impacts are not anticipated to be on the order of record-bre..”

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