Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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FXUS66 KOTX 220551
AFDOTX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Spokane WA
1051 PM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Drier and warmer weather starts Friday and persists into next
week as high pressure gradually builds over the region.


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.DISCUSSION...
Quick evening update to remove PoPs and decrease winds. Overall,
changes were minimal. The last of the showers are sagging south
of the Adams County Panhandle with little to no other
precipitation on the radar. As the upper-low continues to track to
the southeast, upper-levels will moderate and outside a few light
mountain showers over the southeast, a dry day is in store for the
region. Winds are light across the region with speeds less than 10
mph. Expect north and northeast winds to increase in the morning
down the Okanogan Valley and Purcell Trench with speeds between 10
and 15 mph.  /sb

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.AVIATION...
06Z TAFS: Mid and high clouds wrapping around a departing low will
stream over the region leading to cigs btwn 8-15K ft. Fair cumulus
expected Fri aftn with a small chance for a few light showers
arnd the Central Panhandle Mtns and Camas Prairie of Idaho but
all terminals expected to remain dry. Locally breezy winds will
impact KOMK and KCOE 14-18z. /sb


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Spokane        38  60  40  62  42  64 /  10   0  10  10  10  10
Coeur d`Alene  36  59  36  62  38  65 /  10   0  10  10  10  10
Pullman        34  58  38  60  39  63 /  10  10  10  10  10  10
Lewiston       41  64  42  66  44  69 /  10  10  10  10  10  10
Colville       36  66  36  68  38  68 /  10  10  10  10  10  10
Sandpoint      32  59  34  60  35  63 /  10   0  10  10  10  10
Kellogg        33  54  34  57  35  61 /  10  10  10  10  10  10
Moses Lake     40  68  40  69  43  71 /  10  10  10   0  10  10
Wenatchee      45  67  46  69  48  71 /  10  10  10   0  10  10
Omak           43  67  40  70  42  73 /  10  10  10   0  10  10

&&

.OTX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ID...None.
WA...None.

&&

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