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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1031 PM PDT Wed Jul 27 2016

Synopsis...
dry and hot weather is expected Thursday and Friday. A cold front
arrives this weekend, bringing breezy conditions and cooler
weather for the start of next week.



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Discussion...
evening update: surfaced based convection is dieing off this
evening with the loss of daytimg heating. Still a few light
showers as of 8 PM showing up on radar in the mountains north of
Lake Chelan...and over the far northern Idaho Panhandle near
Eastport. With no additional waves of energy to move in
tonight...models and satellite trends indicate clearing skies
through the evening. A slightly drier air mass...light winds...and
clearing skies will allow for more efficient radiational cooling
tonight. Latest model guidance is going a bit cooler than
previously forecast for most places across eastern Washington and
north Idaho and have lowered temperatures slightly. Over central
Washington relatively milder low temperatures will occur courtesy
of 5-10 mph downvalley winds in places like Omak, Wenatchee, and
Ephrata. Jw

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Aviation...
06z tafs: clear skies expected for all taf sites through Thursday
morning. For Thursday afternoon cumulus may build up into an
isolated thunderstorm mainly for the mountains surrounding the
Methow Valley. Jw

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 65 93 68 94 64 89 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 61 92 63 93 61 88 / 10 10 0 0 0 0
Pullman 55 92 57 93 57 88 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewiston 68 99 69 100 67 97 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colville 58 95 60 95 55 91 / 10 10 0 0 0 0
Sandpoint 55 88 57 89 55 85 / 10 10 0 0 0 0
Kellogg 55 89 57 90 57 85 / 10 10 0 0 0 0
Moses Lake 65 98 66 99 61 92 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 70 98 70 98 66 89 / 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 65 97 68 98 64 92 / 0 10 0 0 0 0

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