Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:
Light showers on and off today with a few more rolling through as we head into Friday night and Saturday morning. Lows tonight will stay somewhat mild, because of the southerly winds and mostly cloudy blanket up top.
Saturday carries more rain chances, mainly in the afternoon through early Sunday with another front moving through. Snow lines will remain on the lower side, between 3500 and 4000 feet. I’m not expecting to see much accumulating snow though, mainly 1-2″ above the passes. Sunday morning sees the last of the rain, clearing out (for the most part) by the afternoon.
Next week, a strong ridge of high pressure moves in clearing skies out fast by Monday and through most of next week. With the warmer air, highs will push back into the low 70s Monday through Wednesday. There’s a slight chance we might see more clouds by midweek with a weak storm into Washington, however, the jet stream is forecast to split taking the next storm south of us into California. That would keep us quiet and comfortable throughout the week.
Have a great weekend!
- Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton
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