Hot weather is returning this week

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement preparing for the “return of very warm temperatures over much of Western Washington Thursday and Friday”

A COMBINATION OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AND OFFSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN ANOTHER ROUND OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES FOR MOST OF THE AREA.

INTERIOR LOWLAND LOCATIONS WILL SEE AFTERNOON HIGHS BOTH DAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SOUTHWEST INTERIOR EXPECTED TO REACH THE LOW 90S.

COASTAL LOCATIONS USUALLY SPARED FROM THIS LEVEL OF HEAT WILL ALSO SEE TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S ON THURSDAY…ESPECIALLY ALONG THE NORTH COAST. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT AMOUNT OF COOLING FRIDAY AS A GRADUAL SHIFT TO WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL START IN THE AFTERNOON BUT HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL STILL BE IN THE 70S…WITH MID 70S TO LOW 80S LIKELY ALONG THE NORTH COAST.

THE ELDERLY…THE VERY YOUNG…AND THOSE WITH EXISTING HEALTH CONCERNS SHOULD REMAIN HYDRATED AND ATTEMPT TO STAY IN A COOL PLACE DURING THE HEAT OF THE DAY.

Coastal Areas

Today
Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

 

Aberdeen/Hoquiam

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

 

East County

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind.

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind.

 

 

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