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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
1030 PM PDT Tue Jul 26 2016

Synopsis...
another round of scattered thunderstorms is expected Wednesday
along the Canadian border. Dry and hot weather is expected
Thursday and Friday. A cold front is expected to arrive this
weekend bringing breezy conditions and cooler weather for the
start of next week.



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Discussion...
late evening update: what is left of the thunderstorms generating
by outflow boundaries this evening around the Coeur D'Alene area will
gradually weaken with the loss of daytime heating. Further north
starting to see additional cells develop between Omak and Keller
as of 930 PM. Sufficient mid level moisture as well as steep mid
level lapse rates will aid in generating additional showers as
well as the potential for isolated thunderstorms for the northern
valleys and mountains tonight. The evening forecast has been
updated based on latest radar trends with no changes to the
overnight forecast. Jw

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Aviation...
06z tafs: mid level moisture and instability will trigger
scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the northern
mountains tonight. Afternoon heating will trigger more
showers and thunderstorms over the northern mountains Wednesday
afternoon. Most of this activity should stay north of the
kgeg/ksff/kcoe taf sites. Jw

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 64 90 65 92 67 94 / 10 10 10 0 0 0
Coeur D'Alene 61 90 60 91 63 93 / 10 10 10 0 0 0
Pullman 55 90 54 92 57 93 / 10 0 10 0 0 0
Lewiston 67 98 68 99 69 100 / 10 0 10 0 0 0
Colville 58 90 57 94 59 95 / 30 20 20 0 0 0
Sandpoint 56 86 54 88 56 89 / 20 20 20 0 0 0
Kellogg 56 88 55 88 57 90 / 30 10 10 0 0 0
Moses Lake 64 97 65 98 65 100 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee 69 96 69 98 70 98 / 10 0 0 0 0 0
Omak 67 95 67 97 68 99 / 20 10 10 0 0 0

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