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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
930 PM PST Wednesday Mar 4 2015

Synopsis...
mild high pressure will build over the inland northwest the next
few days bringing a prolonged period of dry weather. Any meaningful
precipitation is not expected until Tuesday or Wednesday next
week. A warming trend is expected over the next few days. By
Friday, most areas will be about 10 degrees above average, and the
mild weather is expected to carry into early next week.

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Discussion...
minor update to increase sky cover slightly tonight. Satellite
imagery shows a large area of high clouds near and west of
Vancouver Island associated with a low pressure system in the
Gulf of Alaska. These clouds will come down into the area from the
west-northwest overnight leading to increasing high clouds into
Thursday morning. With these high clouds thin...strong radiational
cooling is still expected tonight. Light winds and a very dry low
level air mass will greatly contribute to this radiational cooling.
Jw

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Aviation...
06z tafs: flat high pressure and a dry low level air mass will
result in a continuation of VFR conditions through 06z Friday.
Winds will remain light, with high clouds passing through the
region. Jw

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 22 49 30 54 33 56 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 20 49 28 54 30 55 / 0 0 0 10 0 0
Pullman 25 52 29 56 34 57 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 26 57 33 58 36 61 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 19 52 28 55 30 57 / 0 0 0 10 0 10
Sandpoint 18 45 26 48 28 51 / 0 0 0 10 10 10
Kellogg 19 46 30 50 31 52 / 0 0 0 10 0 10
Moses Lake 21 54 29 59 34 61 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 29 53 36 58 38 62 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 23 53 30 54 33 61 / 0 0 0 0 0 0

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