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A Cooler Start to the Weekend

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An upper trough has settled over the Pacific Northwest and will continue to usher in cooler northwesterly flow today and tomorrow bringing highs at or just below normal. Winds will pick up this afternoon making these seasonable temperatures feel even more pleasant. The trough will shift north as high pressure over the country’s heartland shifts west warming temperatures yet again to about 5 to 7 degrees above normal Sunday into next week. The marine layer will

The warming trend will last into midweek, at that point weather models bring another trough into the Pacific Northwest cooling temperatures again. This will be one to watch as the timing of the trough and the strength of the high pressure are questionable. For now it looks like the cool down will begin Thursday into next weekend, timing out in line with this week’s trough. And so the roller coaster of warming and cooling continues with no significant rainfall in the near future.

Thanks for logging on and have a great weekend!

Meteorologist Megan Parry