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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
831 PM PDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Synopsis....
Summer conditions return to the inland northwest as a ridge of
high pressure takes control. Dry and increasingly hot weather
pattern will persist through the weekend. The only chance of
precipitation in the near future will be a small chance of showers
or thunderstorms over extreme southeast Washington and north-
central Idaho this weekend.

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Discussion...
diurnally driven cumulus and convection will continue to
dissipate across the northern tier counties this evening and clear
out quickly. Some scattered mid clouds and high clouds will brush the
international border from a weak disturbance tracking across
b.C., But overall expect a mostly clear night as high pressure
builds into the region. Downslope winds will switch over in the
east slopes of the Cascades this evening, but most other winds
will be remain light. Dewpoints are running lower than yesterday,
but may see some pockets of elevated dewpoints and boundary layer
moisture where there is the potential for patchy fog, especially in
far northern Idaho late tonight. This would be short lived as dry and
warmer weather is expected Wednesday as temperatures warm 5 to 8
degrees warmer than today. /Rfox.

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Aviation...
00z tafs: as high pressure builds over the region, expect VFR
condtions at the taf sites for the next 24 hours. Areas of high
cumulus/high ac will dissipate early this evening, along with the
light mountain sprinkles across extreme NE Washington and the far
northern Panhandle. Then expect generally clear skies to all
forecast sites through much of Wednesday. Winds will be fairly
light and terrain driven. /Rfox

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 54 87 62 94 64 97 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 54 87 58 92 58 95 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 49 87 55 94 56 96 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 56 95 65 102 68 104 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 52 90 55 95 57 99 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 46 84 51 89 51 93 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 48 85 55 91 56 95 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 58 95 61 100 63 101 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 62 96 68 100 69 101 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 53 94 60 98 61 101 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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