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stormwatch 12 weather with meteorologist caitlin harvey" showers persist this morning east of the cascades and over northern california, but the thunderstorms have dissipated. no precipitation on the west side at this time. a cutoff low now over central california will move slowly east into nevada saturday. as it does so, the most favored area for convection will also move east. by later this morning, the low will be far enough east for the flow aloft to shift to northerly as a ridge builds in from the west. this will bring the precipitation to an end west of the cascades. models still show significant activity east of the cascades, but lifted indices indicate that lapse rates will be stable. so, expect the precipitation to be stratiform with no thunderstorms. the precipitation will dissipate by saturday night. saturday highs inland will be warmer than the friday highs but still 5-10 degrees below normal. along the coast, highs will be near normal except a bit above normal near brookings. that's a look at what you can expect for the week ahead. thanks, caitlin. have you ever had a craving for cake...but don't want to bake an