7 Day Forecast
Updated Wednesday 3:00 p.m.
Wow, what happened to spring?
Seattle has been in the 50s for two days (technically the airport briefly touched 60 Monday) and has had over an inch of rain, while Paradise Ranger Station got over a foot of snow and even Snoqualmie Pass got a brief dusting.
(OK, maybe compared to the past few years, this is expected for spring?)
We've got another round of sweater weather for Thursday before we slowly moderate but sunny and warm is not in the cards anytime soon.
Tonight will see continued scattered showers -- actually we might end up wetter than we have been this afternoon as the area of low pressure that's brought us back to March meanders closer to the Puget Sound area. Still a low risk of a thundershower but without much heating today, the atmosphere hasn't had much of a chance to bubble up. Lows will be the low-mid 40s.
Thursday is again another cool and showery day. Indications are that sunbreaks should be a bit more prevalent between the showers as the low weakens a bit but also still the risk of a stray thundershower. Highs will reach the upper 50s.
By Friday, the low has weakened enough that the showers should be relegated to the foothills and mainly in the afternoon and evening, leaving the lowlands dry. We'll also warm up just a touch to the low 60s.
Memorial Day Weekend is still holding up for any outdoor plans. With the remnants of the low still in the neighborhood, the foothills and mountains still might see a few afternoon showers on Saturday and Sunday due to a weakly unstable atmosphere but dry for the lowlands under partly sunny skies (still some harmless cumulus clouds bubbling up at times). With the added sunshine, highs should climb into the low-mid 60s.
Partly sunny skies hold into Monday but a steadier rain returns for Tuesday and long range models suggest showers at times next week albeit not quite a chilly with temperatures holding closer to the expected mid 60s.
In other words, I think we found spring :)
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