Hot weekend – Away for a while

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    Issued: 4:43 PM PST Thursday 22 February 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Thursday 22 February 2018 - Thursday night: Clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Low minus 5. Friday: Cloudy. Snow beginning early in the morning. Snow mixed with rain late in the afternoon. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm. High plus 2. Friday night: Light snow mixed with drizzle changing to flurries in the evening and ending overnight then cloudy. Local snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Low minus 3. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 8. Saturday night: Periods of rain or snow. Low zero. Sunday: Showers. High plus 5. Sunday night: Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 8. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low plus 1. Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low plus 1. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7.

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We are back to hot temperatures over 30° C Friday, Saturday, Sunday and maybe Monday too.  Just to put the rain we had in perspective.  Notice on the right hand side (or on the main page if you are on a phone. ) a value in yellow labelled “ET” which stands for Evapotranspiration.  That means basically, how much water is lost from the earth and plants due to sun and wind.  Today, and most summer days, it was 5mm.  By contrast we have received 9mm this entire month so far.  Doesn’t take long for that 9mm to evaporate!

I will be signing off this page for a week while we do a little bit of galavanting around Washington State.  If interesting weather happens I may post some pictures of East, South or Western Washington as we make our way around.

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I am hoping for lightning storms, but the forecast doesn’t look promising. 🙂

Have a wonderful week.  You can expect another post Next Sunday.

 

One Reply to “Hot weekend – Away for a while”

  1. Have a great holiday. If you aren’t planning to already I would highly recommend going to Whidbey Island. Check out Deception Pass and do the boat tour that goes under the bridge and out into the sound. Also Copeville has a cute strip of shops.
    One more place to check out is the Columbia River Gorge. Do it on the Oregon side from Portland. It’s a beautiful part of the Northwest.

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