Cooler With Showers This Weekend

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Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:  

A picture perfect evening going into what will be a cooler and slightly wetter weekend. Tonight, temps are falling into a more comfortable range, mainly in the mid 60s through 9-10pm, settling into the upper 40s overnight. The marine clouds will be back by sunrise Saturday.

Showers will be back Saturday afternoon and evening and on and off all day Sunday. As you likely guessed, it’ll be cooler too with highs in the mid to lower 60s. Major shift (for a day anyway) for the Cascades. Freezing levels will drop to around 5000 feet and showers will mix some wet snowflakes at Pass level on and off Sunday. It doesn’t look like there will be any accumulating snow so traveling shouldn’t be a problem.

But it’ll be a quick cooldown, as indications are we’ll see high pressure back and sunny by midweek next week. Monday will still carry some isolated showers but Tuesday we start the next dryout with high pressure pushing the storms down into the Southwestern US.  By next Wednesday, highs will be back in the 70s and possibly near 80 going into next weekend.

Have a great weekend!

– Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton

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