Monday Forecast: Above average temperatures and scattered showers
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Monday Forecast: Above average temperatures and scattered showers throughout the day in our region.
A weak cold front will slowly move across Washington and Northern Oregon on Monday. We will be seeing steady scattered showers throughout the day in the Mid-Columbia, reaching Walla Walla and Yakima with overcast skies. From 10 a.m. on, we will see the sun slowly start to come out, and the rain gradually decrease. By the evening, we will see the rain clear up and dry out overnight.
The National Weather Services reported new precipitation amounts Monday are between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
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The temperatures are above average Monday:
- Tri-Cities High near 55 degrees, winds 7-10 mph.
- Yakima High near 57 degrees, winds light and variable.
- Walla Walla High near 58 degrees, winds 7-10 mph.
As of 7:05 am, there were no restrictions on Blewett Pass US 97, Stevens Pass US 2, Snoqualmie Pass 1-90, or White Pass US 12, according to WSDOT. What you can expect are rainy and slick conditions as the rain continues throughout the afternoon.
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The NWS said snow levels are expected to be high above 6,000 feet in the higher elevations in the mountains.
High temperatures continue to run above average through Thursday, with 60s by Wednesday. We are cooling off for the weekend ahead. We’ll keep you updated on www.YakTriNews.com.
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