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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1022 am PDT Friday Sep 19 2014

Synopsis...
a strong high pressure ridge will return today and promote warm
and dry weather through Tuesday. High temperatures Sunday and
Monday should be ten degrees above normal. The breakdown of this
ridge...and a return to cooler conditions...will begin Wednesday.
However...precipitation and much cooler weather is not expected
until Wednesday night or Thursday for most communities since the
front will likely move very slowly east.



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Discussion...
rest of today...there is no compelling reason to make any updates
to the current forecast inherited from the previous shift. Overall
an upper level ridge will be building today. Cloud cover and light
showers apparent on radar and satellite over the west side this
morning is expected to weaken as this already weak system scoots
along the Canadian border today....with a ghost of a chance ofa
shower on the high terrain north of the Columbia Basin. Otherwise
dry and increasingly sunny conditions today with lighter winds
than yesterday...and cooler temperatures but still around normal
for this time of year. /Fugazzi

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Aviation...
18z tafs: a building upper level ridge will promote dry and stable
conditions over the region. VFR conditions are expected at all
taf sites for the next 24 hours. /Mjf

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 76 51 81 52 84 56 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 75 49 80 49 84 53 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 76 47 82 49 87 52 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 82 55 87 56 89 59 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 79 46 85 47 86 47 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 71 43 77 44 79 45 / 10 10 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 71 49 78 48 81 52 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 83 50 86 54 88 56 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 82 56 85 58 87 61 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 81 49 85 50 87 54 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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