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The Week Ahead: Relatively Dry and Warm

Posted: November 7th, 2016

Sure, it’ll be warm this week, but look what might happen next week: average daily temps in the upper 40s?

 

Forecast Summary
• Light rain ending this morning.
• Near-record high temps are expected to peak in the mid-60s tomorrow.
• Steady rain is likely again on Friday.
• Extended forecasts have 4-5 systems, none appearing strong, arriving over the next 2 weeks.

 

Water Supply
• Last 7-days precip: 2.5″ – 4.3″
• Forecast 7-days precip: 1.0″ – 2.0″
• Max forecast intensities: 0.23″/12hrs ending 10am Wed, 0.52″/24hrs ending 4am Sat.
• Freezing levels: briefly dropping to ~7500 Wed, likely dropping below 5000′ next weekend.

 

Drainage and Wastewater
• Last 7-days rainfall: 1.9″ – 3.2″
• Forecast 7-days rainfall: 0.5″ – 1.0″
• Max forecast intensities: 0.18″/12hrs ending 4am Wed, 0.41″/24hrs ending 10pm Fri.
• High-intensity, short-duration rainfall is possible with a convergence zone tonight/early tomorrow.

 

Resources
NWS Area Forecast Discussion
NWS Forecast Tables
Extended Forecast (NAEFS, Select Seattle)
@SPU_WX

 

JRH