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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1043 am PDT Tuesday Aug 4 2015

Synopsis....
another warm, dry and breezy day is expected across much of the
inland northwest today. Cooler temperatures and breezier conditions
are expected Wednesday following the arrival of a cold front.
Another threat of showers and thunderstorms arrives next weekend
as yet another cosed low is expected to move into the region.

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Discussion...
rest of today...the main issue will be a dry cold front crossing
the region today. There is a chance of isolated showers and
thunderstorms across the northern reaches of the forecast area but
for the most part the main manifestation will be breezy conditions
across the basin this afternoon and evening...and less smoke due
to this air mass exchange. Current red flag warnings for wind/relative humidity
issues still look valid. Otherwise plenty of sunshine...albeit
filtered through some high clouds at times...and seasonably normal
Summer temperatures will prevail. Current/inherited forecast
appears well in hand. No updates to state forecast or zone
forecast expected this morning. /Fugazzi

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Aviation... 18z tafs: an upper level low pressure will move into
the region today and linger into Wednesday. This system will
result in a chance for showers and thunderstorms near the Canadian
border this afternoon. An associated cold front will result in
breezy conditions this afternoon across the region with gusts up
to 25 mph possible. Otherwise...VFR conditions are expected
through 18z Wednesday. /Mjf




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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 87 59 80 57 77 57 / 0 10 10 10 10 0
Coeur D'Alene 87 57 79 55 77 53 / 10 10 10 10 10 0
Pullman 86 53 78 52 76 51 / 10 10 10 0 10 0
Lewiston 95 64 85 61 85 60 / 10 10 10 0 0 0
Colville 89 56 81 54 79 53 / 20 20 20 30 10 0
Sandpoint 85 50 78 50 74 47 / 10 10 10 20 10 10
Kellogg 86 54 77 52 74 50 / 10 10 10 10 10 0
Moses Lake 92 59 84 57 84 56 / 0 0 0 10 0 0
Wenatchee 90 66 81 63 85 64 / 0 0 10 10 0 0
Omak 92 57 81 56 84 57 / 10 10 20 20 10 10

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Otx watches/warnings/advisories...
Idaho...none.
Washington...red flag warning until 9 PM PDT this evening for East Washington
south central Cascade valleys (zone 676).

Red flag warning until 9 PM PDT Wednesday for East Washington
central Cascade valleys (zone 677)-East Washington northern
Columbia Basin (zone 673)-East Washington Palouse and
Spokane area (zone 674).

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