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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1051 am PDT Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Synopsis....
with the exit of the storm system that brought scattered showers
and thunderstorms to the area last evening a return to Summer
conditions will commence today. A dry and increasingly hot weather
pattern will persist through next weekend across the inland
northwest.



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Discussion...
rest of today...strong upper level low currently over southern
Saskatchewan will continue to eject eastward through the day.
Zonal or westerly flow will replace its presence over the region
today. This will equate to dry and warming weather for most
locations. The latest water vapor loops show a weak N-S oriented
deformation band extending from southeast British Columbia through NE Oregon. We don't
expect to see much weather from this other than some variable high
clouds as it passes eastward through the region. With upper level
temperatures warming significantly today, we don't expect to see
much chance of deep convection...however the hrrr continues to
paint a few sprinkles near the Canadian border by mid-afternoon.
Model soundings in that area really don't support that notion
however the dewpoints across far northern Washington and north
Idaho are running more moist than the models suggest so we will
leave the threat in the forecast for the mid/late afternoon hours.
Fx

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Aviation...
18z tafs: building ridge will deliver VFR conditions and generally
clear skies to all forecast sites through late Wednesday morning.
Winds will be generally light and terrain driven. Fx

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 79 56 87 62 93 65 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 78 52 87 57 92 58 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 77 53 87 54 93 56 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 84 56 95 64 101 68 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 81 52 90 53 95 56 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 76 49 84 49 89 50 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 76 49 85 55 91 56 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 85 56 94 60 99 63 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 85 56 95 66 99 68 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 85 52 94 58 98 60 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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