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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
822 PM PDT Monday Oct 20 2014

Synopsis...

A cold front is very slowly moving through the inland northwest
which will bring precipitation to much of the area and an end to
the above average temperatures. The active pattern will continue
through the weekend with the potential for heavy rain continuing
as moisture associated with former typhoons makes its way toward
the Pacific northwest early next week.



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Discussion...
increased reflectivity on radar and some brief periods of
moderate to heavy rainfall reported at observation sites
associated with the higher reflectivity necessitated another
update to grids and text products to increase the pops and qpf
associated with the wet frontal zone moving through the area
tonight. /Pelatti

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Aviation...
06z tafs: slow moving cold front spreading, thickening, and
lowering clouds from west to east right now near Moses Lake and
points west. This will continue overnight and the front will exit
north Idaho tomorrow afternoon/evening. Some moderate to heavy
rain may occur along a very thin and elongated area within the
frontal band per some of the short term models which may cause
MVFR ceilings and visibilities at times. As to be expected after
rainfall there is the possibility of fog and low cloud formation
afterwards. /Pelatti




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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 47 57 43 54 47 57 / 90 30 10 90 90 80
Coeur D'Alene 46 55 40 54 45 56 / 90 50 20 90 90 80
Pullman 45 56 41 59 47 56 / 90 60 10 70 60 70
Lewiston 49 61 43 64 50 60 / 80 70 10 30 20 70
Colville 46 57 42 52 46 57 / 90 30 20 100 100 80
Sandpoint 45 54 40 52 44 55 / 90 50 30 100 100 90
Kellogg 43 51 38 53 44 52 / 70 90 30 60 80 80
Moses Lake 46 64 45 58 49 62 / 90 10 20 90 60 50
Wenatchee 45 62 45 55 46 60 / 80 10 60 80 80 50
Omak 43 60 44 53 45 58 / 80 10 60 100 80 60

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