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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
430 PM PDT Thursday Jul 24 2014

Synopsis...lingering showers will depart northern Idaho this
evening. A cool and mostly clear night is expected across the
region coupled with decreasing winds. A dry warming trend is
expected through early next week.

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Discussion...
tonight through Sunday night: the vigorous low pressure system
responsible for yesterday's severe weather will continue to lift
northeast into the Canadian plains. Instability and moisture
associated with this feature will lift through far NE Washington and nrn
Idaho this evening and depart overnight with a decreasing trend in
showers. Zonal flow will be in place on Friday then the jet stream
will become a bit more amplified as a trof of low pressure deepens
over the Gulf of Alaska. This will result in rising heights across the
northern rockies and deliver a dry...warming trend for the inland
northwest. Temperatures will start off below average or generally in the
70's to lower 80's Friday...increase to the 80's Saturday...then
continue warming into the 90's to close out the weekend. /Sb

Monday through thursday: models are in good agreement of the upper
level ridge building back over the western US next week. This will
provide just a few degrees of warming each day, so that by next
thur all valley locations will see mid 90s to lower 100s. Both the
GFS and European model (ecmwf) show virtually no moisture over the area. Add to
that no significant weather disturbance moving though...next week
will be rather boring; just hot and dry. Skies will be mostly
clear. Winds will be fairly light. Some late afternoon/early
evening Cascade Gap winds are likely. /Nisbet

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Aviation...
00z tafs: a low pressure system will exit to the north tonight,
allowing cloud cover and winds to diminish overnight. Building
high pressure will Foster VFR conditions at all taf sites next 24
hours. /Ek

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 50 76 54 84 59 91 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 48 75 48 82 53 90 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Pullman 45 75 44 83 50 91 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 54 84 55 92 61 97 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 47 78 48 86 52 94 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 47 73 46 80 49 88 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 49 71 48 80 54 89 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 54 84 53 89 59 95 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 56 82 56 87 62 94 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 51 83 53 88 56 94 / 10 0 0 0 0 0

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