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Archive for January, 2017

The Week Ahead: Mostly Dry—Occasional Light Rain

  Forecast Summary • An upstream blocking high pressure system will continue to keep our weather relatively quiet. • Light rain/drizzle is likely early tomorrow; otherwise it’s forecast to stay dry through Thursday. • A low pressure system with light precipitation may approach the region on Friday. • Extended forecasts suggest gradual warming and occasional […]

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The Week Ahead: Cool and Dry

  Forecast Summary • High pressure will provide mostly dry and cool conditions this week. • Clouds and light showers are possible on Wednesday and Thursday. • A low pressure system should approach the region on Saturday; chances are low that it will provide much precipitation. • Extended forecasts suggest continued cool and occasionally showery […]

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Storm Summary: An Odd 24 Hours

  That was one of the most intense 24-hour storm events Seattle has seen in a while. Post-frontal showers are still racing through the region, but they’re not likely to significantly add to storm totals.   Each of SPU’s 22 reporting rain gages recorded over two inches in 24 hours. Five gages recorded at least […]

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The Week Ahead: Heavy Rain Tonight, Showers After

  Forecast Summary • A strong system will provide heavy rain and wind tonight and tomorrow. • The NWS has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and an Avalanche Watch for the Cascades. • Cool, showery conditions are expected to linger through at least Saturday. • Extended forecasts suggest normal, cool and showery conditions next week. […]

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The Week Ahead: Mostly Cold and Dry, Slight Chance of Snow + King Tides

One more cold snap, then getting warmer and wetter…unless it doesn’t: Last week’s forecasts looked similar.   Forecast Summary • Scattered rain showers today and tonight; slight chance of snow flurries early tomorrow. • Cold and dry again tomorrow afternoon through early Friday. • Slightly warmer and showery conditions are expected for the weekend. • Seasonal […]

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The Week Ahead: Cold and Dry

  Forecast Summary • Dry and cold, with city-wide lows near 20 degrees and highs near 32 through Thursday. • Low pressure systems return by Friday, with a possible snow-to-rain scenario on Saturday. • Extended forecasts suggest cool and wet conditions next week and beyond.   Water Supply • last 7-days precip (USGS): 0.7″ – […]

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