05/29/15: Nice week, will it be the same for the weekend?

Outdoor plans this weekend? I think you’ll be safe, but if you have any outdoor plans early next week…

Recap

Thursday – High 83°F, Low 61°F; Quite a bit warmer than anticipated, but who’s complaining? Mostly clear skies all day, with winds picking up late morning.

Friday – High 82°F; Mostly clear with a few extra clouds here and there. Wind has been mostly calm as well, picking up a little in the afternoon.

WARNINGS – Just a couple things for this batch. We have a Small Craft Advisory in effect for the Strait, and in the Cascades we have a Flash Flood Watch due to the thunderstorms moving in tonight. For more info, please see here.

Warm air will continue to dominate the skies, with the jet stream keeping the low to the north at bay. By Saturday it looks like the jet stream to the south (yes, there are multiple jet streams) will shift north a little, keeping the air warm, but that’s not what I’m keeping an eye on. There is a low out over the Pacific that looks to be on course to pay us a visit. By Sunday evening it will split off into two lows, with the southern one swinging in overnight. We’ll have a better idea of the timing below in the other models.

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Warm air will continue to stay over us, but an isolated low will start to creep in by the end of Sunday. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

Pressure will stay fairly consistent through the weekend, staying on the high side of average. There will be a little bit of a pressure drop later on Sunday as the lows move in, but you can’t really see anything timing-wise. I will be skipping this model for today.

The mountains look to be getting a break now, as all of Saturday is staying dry. Sunday will be mostly dry as well, with a few showers popping up in the evening over the Olympics. You can’t really see the low on this model during the forecast period, but looking ahead, it looks like we won’t see rain until late Monday morning. I won’t be posting the model past the normal forecast time, but remember this: Monday is 3 days out from now, so the model can still change its mind on the timing. But it will rain on Monday. Even though there isn’t a whole lot of precipitation, I will still post the model because it looks like there’s a decent amount of CAPE Sunday evening. The showers in the Olympics could produce some thunder, but I doubt it.

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Mostly dry for the weekend, with a few showers popping up in the mountains on Sunday. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 3-hour precipitation; WA 3-hour precipitation

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Slight chance of thunderstorms in the Olympics on Sunday. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; CAPE (Convective available potential energy)

No snow once again. After this week, the snow model will take the back seat until fall.

We’ll have some slightly increased cloud cover overnight, with some fog rolling Saturday morning. This should all clear out by late morning/early afternoon, and from there we’ll have mostly clear skies for the rest of the day. Sunday won’t have morning fog (and if it did, it’ll be very scattered), but we will see some high clouds for most of the day. Should still be sunny out though. Just a little hazy up high.

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Mostly clear for the weekend, with some morning fog on Saturday. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

I won’t be posting the 24hr precipitation image because the Sunday showers in the Olympics occur after those images. So that should give you an idea of the timing.

Winds will continue to be about the same as the past few days. Calm for the first part of the day, picking up a little for the second half, with stronger speeds by and over the water. The only difference is on Sunday, where the stronger winds over the Sound will spread out a little more.

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Calm for the morning, picking up a little bit in the afternoon. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

Temperatures won’t be as high as we’ve been seeing, but it will still be warmer than average. Highs on Saturday will be in the mid 70s, warmer to the south and cooler closer to the water. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Sunday will see the same temperatures, with mid to high 70s throughout the Sound this time.

TL;DR: Enjoy the sunny and warm weekend, because rain is on its way!

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05/27/15: Looks like the Sun got the Holiday memo a little late…

I was busy with holiday shenanigans on Monday, so I didn’t get a chance to post a forecast, but now we can take a look at what the rest of the week holds for us!

I will be skipping the recap, but overall the forecast was fairly accurate, with a few more clouds on Memorial day than anticipated.

WARNINGS – At this point we have no watches or warnings.

The ridge that has been building over the past couple of days will call it quits, but will still around for a little bit at least. By Thursday afternoon the jet stream will start to shift east, bringing the warm temperatures with it. some slightly cooler air will move in overnight on Thursday, but luckily the low to the north won’t make its way down, so we don’t have to deal with that. By the end of the forecast the warmer temperatures will start to move back in, hopefully heralding a decent weekend.

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Warm air will recede a little bit, but it shouldn’t affect us too much. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

Not seeing anything interesting or worth noting on the sea level pressure model. I will be skipping this one today.

Showers will wrap up in the mountains tonight, and should be back by Thursday afternoon. The Olympics will be hardest hit, with the north Cascades not getting a whole lot. These mountain showers will dry out again overnight, and will be back once again for Friday evening. This time south Cascades will get the most rain. The lowlands will be dry throughout the forecast, with the possibility of a few stray showers mainly in Kitsap on Friday. CAPE model is showing a very strong potential for mountain thunderstorms both days, so you might hear a little bit of rumble if you live in the foothills.

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Showers will mainly stick to the mountains, with the lowlands staying dry. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 3-hour precipitation; WA 3-hour precipitation

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Fairly strong potential for thunderstorms in the mountains for both days. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; CAPE (Convective available potential energy)

No snow for this forecast.

Cloud cover should be less than what we’ve been seeing, so at least there’s that. We’ll see some patchy fog start to form overnight and into Thursday morning, mainly for south and central Sound. That should clear up fairly quickly, leaving mostly sunny skies for the rest of the day. Once the showers start up in the mountains, we may see some high clouds move into the area, but there shouldn’t be much. Friday should be about the same, but replace the patchy morning fog with high morning clouds, still clearing up by late morning.

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Partly cloudy to mostly clear skies for the next couple of days, with areas of morning fog on Thursday. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

Here are the 24hr precipitation totals.

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24hr precipitation totals as of Thursday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

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24hr precipitation totals as of Friday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

Winds will continue to be on the calm side for the next few days. We’ll be calm overnight and early morning, with winds picking up by mid morning. Stronger winds will be over the waterways. This will be the case for both Thursday and Friday.

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Winds will be on the calm side for the rest of the week, picking up speed over the water. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

We will continue to see fairly warm temperatures for the rest of the work week, so make some time to go outside after work if you can! Highs on Thursday will be in the mid 70s for north Sound, mid to high 70s for south and central Sound, and cooling slightly closer to the water. Lows will be in the mid to high 50s. Friday will see the same highs, but lows will dip down to the low 50s.

TL;DR: Warm end to the week!

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05/22/15: I’m back! And I brought so-and-so weather!

I apologize for not posting on Wednesday like I said I would. I had a lot of work to catch up on, and I just didn’t’ have the time. But I’m back for the holiday weekend at least! I will only post the models for the usual forecast (tonight through Sunday night), but I will try to touch on the weather for Memorial Day.

As is the case for when I’m gone for a while, I will be skipping the recap.

WARNINGS – We currently have 2 warnings out right now. Over the water, we have a Small Craft Advisory in effect for the Strait. Over land, we actually have a Flash Flood Watch for the eastern part of the Cascades. This is due to the slow thunderstorms moving in tonight, which can cause significant downpours. Flash flooding will be possible in areas of steep terrain. This will expire tonight, but be wary until tomorrow to be safe. For more info, please see here.

It looks like we’ll be on the trailing edge of a trough for the start of the weekend, which will keep things on the cool and cloudy side. The low that has been moving moisture up into the mountains and creating thunderstorms looks to have moved on to the east, so that should be done for now, but we’ll see how it goes later. The trough will start to break up by Saturday evening, but the jet stream will start to move south so the weather will be similar on Sunday, but we should have some sun. For Memorial Day, it looks like an isolated low will knock on the door, but I don’t think it’ll do too much.

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A weak trough will start to weaken, but the jet stream moving south will keep things cool and mild. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

Pressure looks to be on the high side of low, so we will definitely be seeing some clouds this weekend, but there shouldn’t be too much precipitation. This will be the case for the entire weekend, with the pressure raising a little bit on Memorial Day. I won’t be posting this model.

Notice I said there “shouldn’t be too much precipitation?” Well, that’s because we won’t have a lot, but it will still be around. Showers will move down from the mountains Saturday morning, and will turn more scattered as the day progresses. It will finally dry out by late evening, and Sunday looks to start out mostly dry with a few light showers for north Sound. Memorial Day will start out with a few showers in the morning, but should dry out by the afternoon. With the temperatures dropping a little bit, the potential for thunderstorms dwindles, but we may still see a few scattered in the mountains for the weekend.

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Scattered showers mainly for Saturday, with a few Sunday and Monday morning. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 3-hour precipitation; WA 3-hour precipitation

 

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With the temperatures cooling down, the chance of thunderstorms comes down as well, but the Cascades still may see a few on the east side. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; CAPE (Convective Available Potential Energy)

No snow on the models for this round. We’ll see how long I’ll keep checking…

Clouds will be pretty dominant on Saturday, so don’t expect too much sun. They will start to break up overnight, but will just close right back in by Sunday morning. We should see some partial clearing as we progress through Sunday, so there should be a few sun rays in the afternoon. Memorial Day will start out cloudy, but those clouds should clear by the afternoon and continue to clear through the evening.

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Mostly cloudy for Saturday and Sunday, clearing by Monday afternoon. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

Here are the 24hr precipitation totals. I included the totals for Memorial Day, so you’ll at least see that.

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24hr precipitation totals as of Saturday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

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24hr precipitation totals as of Sunday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

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24hr precipitation totals as of Monday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

Winds will be on the calm side for most of the weekend. They will stay fairly consistent with a slight breeze over land on Saturday, with stronger winds up in the Straight. Sunday will calm a little bit (except for the Strait), and then pick up a little later in the day (a lot for the Strait). Memorial Day will be the same as Sunday.

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Winds will be mostly on the calm side, with stronger winds up in the Strait all weekend. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

As I’ve been hinting at, we will be slightly on the cool side this weekend, compared to what we’ve been seeing. Saturday will see highs in the mid 40s for the entire Sound, cooling as you move inland. Lows will be in the low to mid 50s. Sunday will be a little warmer, climbing into the mid to high 60s for most of the Sound, cooling in the foothills and closer to the water. Lows will be about the same. Memorial Day will see similar highs and lows as Sunday.

TL;DR: Cool, and cloudy weekend with a little moisture, warming and drying towards Memorial Day.

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05/08/15: Last post for a bit.

I will be on vacation again next week, so this will be the last forecast for a while. The next one will be May 20th, but I can squeeze out another forecast for today.

Recap

Thursday – High 70°F, Low 47°F; Mostly clear all day, with breezy conditions in the afternoon.

Friday – High 75°F; Clear skies all day, with breezy conditions in the afternoon once again.

WARNINGS – At this point, we have no watches or warnings. NWS may release one for Sunday up in the Strait. For more info, please see here.

The ridge that has been building will stop building, but make it’s transit over us overnight and into Saturday. It won’t stop moving though, slowly moving on its way east. By Sunday, we should see the beginnings of the trough moving in, but it won’t be as strong as the one we had earlier this week. This should keep things relatively nice for most of the day, but we could have a little bit of weather by the evening hours.

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A ridge will keep things mostly clear and warm, but it won’t last for too long. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temp, winds, heights

High pressure will stick around for most of the weekend. By Sunday evening, it will start to weaken some to let some clouds in, but we’ll see how that goes down below. For now, I won’t be posting this model.

We’ll have dry skies for most of the weekend, but that will start to change by Sunday afternoon. As moist air starts to move in and the pressure lessens, we will see some precipitation start to fall up in the mountains. This should stay up in the mountains, but don’t be surprised if you see a stray shower or two if you live near the mountains/higher elevations. None of the mountain precipitation will be snow, so I won’t be posting that model. But I do show a little bit of CAPE around when the showers pop up. So there is potential for thunderstorms in the mountains on Sunday, but I’m not holding out too much hope for that. I will also post the precipitation model since the last post was pretty bare.

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Dry for most of the weekend, with mountains showers on Sunday. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 3-hour precipitation; WA 3-hour precipitation

 

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Slight chance of thunderstorms for Sunday, mainly in the mountains. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; CAPE (Convective available potential energy)

It’s looking to be a sunny weekend again, so if you find yourself outside make sure to wear sunscreen. Saturday may see some high clouds move in but it won’t do much in terms of shade. Sunday will be the same, with some cloud cover up in the mountains.

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Mostly clear skies with some scattered high clouds. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

Here are the 24hr precipitation totals for Sunday.

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24hr precipitation totals as of Sunday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

The winds will be the same as we’ve been seeing, but a little weaker at times. Calm for most of the day, picking up mainly over the water during the afternoon. Sunday will have stronger afternoon winds, especially up in the Strait.

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Mostly calm winds during the day, increasing over the water during the afternoon. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

The weekend will stay on the warm side, but we will notice a cool down start on Sunday moving into Monday. Saturday will see some of the higher temperatures we’ve seen this year, with highs in the high 70s for most of the Sound, cooling to the north. Lows will be in the low 50s. Sunday will be cooler but still on the warm side, with highs in the low 70s for the entire Sound. Lows will be in the very low 50s.

TL;DR: Nice weekend, but enjoy it while it lasts.

See you all in about 2 weeks!

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05/06/15: Not too many models for this post. That should give you a hint, right?

We got a little bit of thunder action yesterday, although I only heard about up north and near Seattle. There wasn’t a whole lot, but there were definitely some strong cells that moved through.

Recap

Tuesday – High 62°F, Low 48°F; Scattered showers throughout the day, with a thunderstorm or two popping up in the afternoon. Boeing Field registered around a quarter of an inch in rain, with the heaviest in the morning and evening. Winds were on the gusty side, with gusts up to 24mph. Skies were mostly cloudy as well.

Wednesday – High 64°F; Scattered clouds throughout the day, with the winds picking up during the afternoon.

WARNINGS – Same as the past week or so, all we have is a Small Craft Advisory for the northern waterways. for more info, please see here.

As we saw towards the end of the last forecast, the low that brought in the rain and thunder will weaken and continue moving away from us. By Thursday morning we will be transitioning into a ridge, which will help clear things out and warm us up a little. The ridge will continue to build through Thursday, and by Friday the jet stream will start to ship it over us.

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A ridge will build on Thursday and start moving in on Friday. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

With the ridge building off the coast, the surface pressure will start to build as well, but won’t really make a move until Friday. Regardless the pressure will build over us as well, which should help clear things up. We’ll see that for sure below, but since there isn’t too much on this model I will be skipping it.

Showers in the mountains will dry out overnight, then we’ll stay that way for the rest of the work week! With no precipitation, there’s no snow, and the CAPE model is bare so no surprise thunderstorms or dry lightning either. Since there is nothing on these models, I won’t be posting them.

As I mentioned, the high pressure will start to help clear things out, but we’ll still have some moist air in the area. This means we will have some low clouds and fog in the mornings, clearing up by noon. I’d say rinse and repeat for Friday, but since there isn’t any rain, we’ll just repeat for Friday with less fog.

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Morning fog mainly on Thursday, but after that clear skies for days (at least until Friday). SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

Winds will be following the same trend that we’ve been seeing for the past few days. We’ll start out fairly calm on Thursday, with winds picking up by the early afternoon. Strongest winds will be over the water. Winds will calm again overnight, except for some areas over the Sound waterways, and all areas will see an increase by early afternoon once again. They should calm again by the end of the forecast.

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Winds will be on the calm side during the morning/afternoon, and pick up a little bit by the evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

As I hinted at above, we can expect the temperatures to climb once again. Highs on Thursday will reach into the high 60s for the entire Sound, cooling a little as you move closer to the larger bodies of water. Lows will dip down to the high 40s due to the lack of cloud cover. Expect warmer temperatures on Friday as the ridge moves in, with highs in the low 70s, once again cooling closer to water, and with a warm spot over Kitsap and parts of south Sound. Lows will be in the high 40s to low 50s.

TL;DR: It’s going to be nice!

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05/04/15: Time to give those May flowers a drink.

Great weekend for picnics, gardening, drumline practice, anything outside! Time to change it up!

Recap

Saturday – High 66°F, Low 44°F; Partly cloudy skies in the morning, clearing up by the afternoon. Winds picked up from mid morning to late evening, gusting at 17mph at one point.

Sunday – High 69°F, Low 47°F; Clear skies all day, with not as strong wind during the afternoon.

Monday – High 65°F; Increasing cloud cover, with strong winds throughout the day. Strongest gust has clocked in at 28mph.

WARNINGS – We only have a Small Craft Advisory for the waterways. For more info, please see here.

As expected, the isolated low will move in overnight. This will cool things down and bring in a bit of rain for the forecast. It will continue to weaken and move south, so things should start to warm up again by Wednesday.

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An isolated low will move in, bringing in rain and cool temperatures. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

The surface low associated with the upper level low will swing into the area overnight, bringing a front or two with it. As we move into Wednesday, the pressure will start to settle a little bit, so hopefully that will help to calm things by midweek.

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A low will swing a front in, with the pressure stabilizing on Wednesday. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; SLP, 10 winds, and temp

The showers will have started for the mountains by the time I post this, and will spread out a little bit overnight. The entire Sound may see a scattered shower or two, but south Sound will see the most at the beginning of the day. As we progress towards late afternoon/early evening, a convergence zone will form over north/central Sound (which may have a little more than rain), dumping more rain. The convergence zone will more south and expand, making a last push for rainfall, then dry out overnight. From there we’ll stay dry until early afternoon, where we will see some scattered showers move down from the mountains for a few hours. The temperatures and instability of the system moving in will be just right for thunderstorms to form, so I’m thinking we’ll have one or two for Tuesday, mainly for the convergence zone areas. There is a little bit of CAPE on Wednesday in the mountains and south Sound, but I don’t think there will be as much of a chance.

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Showers will move in on Tuesday with a convergence zone in the afternoon. Wednesday will have showers, but not as much. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 3-hour precipitation; WA 3-hour precipitation

 

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Best chance for thunderstorms will be on Tuesday. SOURCE: UW Models; 12km Surface; CAPE (Convective available potential energy)

We will have some snow move in through the mountains, mainly the Cascades on Tuesday. Wednesday will be a bit more scattered. I wish I had more to say on this, but I don’t, so here’s the model.

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The mountains will get some snow for this batch, mainly in the Cascades around the convergence zone. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Snow; 3-hour model snowfall; WA 3-hour snowfall

As expected with this system moving in, we can expect more clouds to roll in. Most of Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a few breaks here and there. These clouds will lessen as we transition to Wednesday, then increase again by Wednesday morning. Most of the clouds will stick to south Sound and the mountains, so I’m expecting partly to mostly cloudy skies.

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Mostly cloudy skies for the next couple of days, with some clearing here and there. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

Here are the 24hr precipitation totals,

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24hr precipitation totals as of Tuesday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

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24hr precipitation totals as of Wednesday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Precip; 24-hour precipitation; WA 24-hour precipitation

And here are the 48hr snowfall totals.

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48hr snowfall totals as of Wednesday evening. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Snow; 48-hour model snowfall; WA 48-hour snowfall

Winds will continue to stay on the breezy side as the front moves in and the pressure stabilizes. Winds will stay on the relatively calm side overnight, with stronger breezes in the mountains and over the waterways. We will see the winds start to pick up by early afternoon on Tuesday, but those will blow themselves out by late evening. From there we’ll move to the same situation as overnight Monday, with mostly calm winds. The winds will pick up again early afternoon, and then die out around the same time, with the exception of the waterways.

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Breezy conditions for the afternoon/evening on both days. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

As I mentioned before, we’ll be moving to some cooler temperatures for the next couple of days. Highs on Tuesday will only reach into the high 50s for the entire Sound. Lows will be in the low 40s, warnings a little as you move closer to large bodies of water. Wednesday will mark the beginning of the warm-up, with highs in the high 50s to a few low 60s here and there. Lows will be in the low to mid 40s.

TL;DR: Cool and wet, but it won’t last for too long.

 

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05/01/15: If you were stuck in traffic or downtown, at least the weather was nice.

Will it get nicer? Or will it start to get rainy again? Let’s find out!

Recap

Thursday – High 65°F, Low 53°F; Scattered clouds, clearing a little bit towards the afternoon. Winds were windy for the morning, but they let up a little bit by the evening hours.

Friday – High 66°F; Mostly clear skies with some high clouds thrown in for good measure. Winds were breezy since morning.

WARNINGS – At this point (and most of the other points in the past), all we have is a Small Craft Advisory for the Strait. for more info, please see here.

The slight dip in the jet stream will move to the east overnight, clearing the way for a ridge for the weekend! It will be short lived though, as the ridge will start to weaken overnight on Saturday. It will still be around by the end of the forecast, but there’s a large isolated low moving in behind it. I don’t think this will hit on Monday, but it won’t be long after that before it moves in.

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A small ridge will keep things mostly clear, with an isolated upper level low on its way for early next week. SOURCE: UW Models; 36km 500mb; Temps, winds, heights

High pressure will continue to stay parked off the coast, so that should help keep things mostly clear. We’ll stay that way for most of the weekend, with the pressure starting to drop on Sunday as the ridge continues to weaken. I don’t see any interesting features on the model today, so it will stay home for this forecast.

If you were hesitant on making those outdoor plans, make them! Skies will be dry for the entire weekend, with no stray showers that I can see. With no precipitation, there’s no snow, and I’m not seeing any potential for lightning/thunder either (as that can still occur without precipitation. I won’t be posting any of these models.

We’ll have some scattered cloud cover overnight tonight and into Saturday morning, but skies should be completely clear by midday. Some clouds will move in overnight and into Sunday morning, but it will clear up pretty quickly once again. Expect sunshine all weekend!

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Skies will stay on the mostly clear side for the weekend, with some clouds overnight on Saturday. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Cloud; Column-integrated cloud water

The winds will follow a bit of the same trend that we’ve been seeing lately. The strong winds from earlier today will start to calm overnight, with the waterways not calming completely. Winds will be mostly calm over land for most of Saturday, increasing a little bit once we hit the evening hours. They will once again calm overnight, with the waterways taking a little longer to do so. The waterways won’t be calm for too long, as the wind speeds will start to pick up some by mid morning, with land following later during the day.

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Mostly on the calm side during the day, picking up some by the late afternoon/evening hours. SOURCE: UW Models; 4km Surface; 10m Wind Speed; Western WA 10m Wind Speed

Temperatures will be on the rise for the weekend, so it’ll be a good time to get out before things turn wet and cool again. Highs on Saturday will reach into the mid 60s for the entire Sound, cooling as you move closer to the water. Lows will be in the mid 40s for most of us, cooling to the south and over Kitsap. Sunday will be even warmer, with highs in the high 60s for south and central Sound, cooling a little as you move north. Lows will be about the same, if not cooler because of less cloud cover.

TL;DR: Nice weekend! But enjoy it while it lasts!

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