Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FXUS66 KOTX 110526
AFDOTX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Spokane WA
926 PM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure weakens over the next couple of days, allowing for
increasing precipitation chances. A warm front Thursday, followed
by a cold front passage Friday, will produce light valley rain
and high mountain snow across much of the region. Unsettled
weather will continue through the weekend into early next week
with valley rain, high mountain snow and breezy winds expected.
Temperatures will be quite mild on Monday with many locations
seeing highs in the mid 50s to low 60s.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
Evening update to cool some of the forecast low temperatures for
tonight a few degrees and closer to their current dewpoints.
/Pelatti

&&

.AVIATION...

06Z TAFS: Weak wave exiting the forecast area this evening but a
few lingering spotty showers remain. The ridge still remains in
place with abundant low level moisture and overnight and early
morning temperatures not too far from their dewpints...therfore
another repeat of MVFR/IFR low stratus ceilings and IFR/LIFR fog
remains in store overnight tonight and early Thursday Morning.
Another weak disturbance will bring more light precipitation to
the aviation area tomorrow. /Pelatti

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Spokane        34  46  38  48  34  45 /  10  20  70  70  70  40
Coeur d`Alene  34  46  38  47  36  44 /  10  20  70  70  80  60
Pullman        37  51  42  52  37  47 /  10  10  20  50  60  40
Lewiston       42  55  44  57  41  53 /   0  10  20  40  50  40
Colville       32  41  35  42  33  42 /  10  20  80  60  70  50
Sandpoint      31  43  36  43  34  41 /  10  20  90  70  90  60
Kellogg        36  43  37  44  35  39 /  20  20  70  60  90  80
Moses Lake     33  46  37  48  34  49 /   0  20  40  50  30  10
Wenatchee      33  40  35  44  32  45 /  10  60  80  40  30  10
Omak           30  37  34  38  30  41 /  10  40  80  40  30  20

&&

.OTX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ID...None.
WA...Air Stagnation Advisory until 10 AM PST Saturday for East Slopes
     Northern Cascades-Moses Lake Area-Northeast Mountains-
     Okanogan Highlands-Okanogan Valley-Upper Columbia Basin-
     Waterville Plateau-Wenatchee Area.

&&

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