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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
949 PM PST sun Feb 7 2016

Synopsis...
strong high pressure will develop tonight and persist into
Wednesday. Dry and mild conditions are expected for the first half
of the week. A more progressive and unsettled pattern will return
late this week bringing a chance of light rain Thursday in the
Cascades and over the rest of the region Friday through the weekend.



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Discussion...
the weather has been rather quiet this evening as a ridge of high
pressure builds over the region. The main weather concern will be
where and if fog forms overnight. A persistence forecast has been
adopted for the fog tonight. Only minor changes made to the
current forecast package. /Kelch

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Aviation...
06z tafs: a strong upper level ridge aloft and building high
pressure at the surface will promote clearing skies tonight after
mid level cloud decks move out to the east this evening. A strong
nocturnal inversion is expected to develop overnight with fog
development by dawn especially near water courses. The best
candidates for morning LIFR conditions will be at kgeg and ksff
and less likely but possible at klws and keat. Enough mixing is
expected to occur by 18z or so to evaporate fog for VFR conditions
through 00z Tuesday. /Ek




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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 25 44 30 47 31 46 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 25 46 30 47 31 47 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 29 51 32 53 34 53 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 32 54 34 54 37 55 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 24 41 26 41 29 43 / 0 0 0 0 10 0
Sandpoint 25 42 29 43 31 44 / 0 0 0 0 10 10
Kellogg 25 45 29 48 32 46 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 27 45 29 46 31 46 / 0 0 0 0 10 0
Wenatchee 29 40 30 41 31 44 / 0 0 0 0 10 0
Omak 23 39 26 39 28 40 / 0 0 0 0 10 0

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Otx watches/warnings/advisories...
Idaho...none.
Washington...none.
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