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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
734 PM PDT Monday Sep 22 2014

Synopsis...
warm temperatures are expected again on Tuesday, but fall type
weather is on the way for the end of the week. A slow moving cold
front will bring good chances for rain to central Washington on
Wednesday and Thursday. Cooler temperatures will also accompany
the cold front Thursday and Friday. A slight warming and drying
trend is expected to occur next weekend.




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Discussion...
evening update: WV/infrared satellite shows the first shortwave
disturbance moving in through eastern or and southeast Washington. Showers
and thunderstorms are numerous over Oregon, but more isolated to
scattered in nature right now over eastern Washington and the lower
Panhandle. The Oregon activity will begin to expand into southeast
Washington and the lower Panhandle in the next few hours. The second
shortwave on its heels is coming into western Oregon/southwest Washington
at this hour, which models show will expand additional showers
across central and eastern Washington and north Idaho late overnight into
Tuesday. A forecast update was sent to increase pops, as well as
to raise quantitative precipitation forecast amounts slightly, and to expand the thunderstorm
threat to a broader area of east-central and southeast Washington into the
central Panhandle. This includes the Spokane/c'da area and Palouse
south into the l-c valley. Thunder, in general, is expected to
remain isolated save for perhaps the Camas Prairie where the more
numerous thunderstorms over northeast Oregon may track. /J. Cote'

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Aviation...
00z tafs: a couple weather disturbances pass through the inland northwest
over the next 24 hours. Isolated -shra will be a risk early this
evening, through 02-03z, with a few -tsra possible near puw/lws in
the afternoon heating. The 1st weather disturbance with a broader
shower threat comes in between late evening and Tuesday morning,
with scattered showers possible at all taf sites. A brief lull is
expected in the mid to late morning, before the second disturbance
approaches in the afternoon and keeps the threat of showers alive.
VFR conditions are projected, but LCL MVFR conditions possible in
any heavier showers. /J. Cote'



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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 60 76 58 75 52 72 / 50 30 10 30 20 20
Coeur D'Alene 58 77 56 78 50 73 / 50 30 10 20 20 20
Pullman 57 79 54 78 50 73 / 50 20 10 10 10 20
Lewiston 63 85 59 84 56 79 / 50 20 10 10 10 20
Colville 57 76 55 74 49 75 / 30 30 20 60 40 50
Sandpoint 54 72 52 74 48 73 / 20 40 20 20 20 20
Kellogg 56 75 54 79 49 75 / 30 30 10 10 10 20
Moses Lake 61 80 57 75 53 74 / 30 20 10 50 40 50
Wenatchee 62 76 60 72 56 72 / 20 20 30 50 40 50
Omak 58 75 58 74 53 73 / 20 30 30 60 40 50

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