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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Spokane Washington
733 PM PDT Friday Oct 24 2014

Synopsis...
a warm front lifts into the region tonight with a band of rain. A
strong cold front passes Saturday night into Sunday with very
windy conditions, including possible gusts in excess of 40 mph.
The pattern remains active into early next week. This includes the
potential for widespread rain again by Tuesday as moisture
associated with the remains of Tropical Storm Ana makes its way
toward the Pacific northwest.



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Discussion...
a band of precipitation associated with a warm front is slowly
moving north across the forecast area this evening. The forecast
was updated to better time the precipitation as it moves north.
Some patchy fog was also added to the weather grids for the
Lewis-Clark Valley and into the Moses Lake and Wenatchee areas.
Once the rain ends there will be ample low level moisture and
light winds to allow fog to develop. Stronger winds will follow
the cold frontal passage Saturday evening and a Wind Advisory
remains in effect for the Palouse and the Lower Basin. /Kelch

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Aviation...
00z tafs: a warm front lifting into eastern Washington and north Idaho will
bring areas of mainly light rain. The -ra is expected to
progress from near the Washington/or border at 00z to the Canadian border
toward late evening/early overnight. This will impact the taf
sites with a 2 to 4 hour period of light rain potential, around
lws/puw before 03-04z and northward around 02-06z. Primarily VFR
conditions are expected, save for near eat and potentially mwh
where LCL MVFR/IFR cigs will develop in the low level upslope
flow. Look for lull in the precipitation threat around taf sites
for the overnight and morning hours, before a shower threat
develops again through the afternoon Saturday. This will be
accompanied by increased winds. (Wind speeds will continue to
strengthen Saturday night into Sunday as a cold front pushes by).
/J. Cote'



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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Spokane 44 63 43 53 36 50 / 100 10 80 30 10 10
Coeur D'Alene 42 64 42 52 34 49 / 90 10 90 30 20 20
Pullman 45 66 43 50 38 50 / 100 10 70 30 20 20
Lewiston 44 70 47 55 41 56 / 100 10 60 20 20 10
Colville 42 62 44 53 34 51 / 70 20 80 50 20 10
Sandpoint 40 61 42 49 33 47 / 70 20 100 70 30 20
Kellogg 41 60 40 46 34 43 / 90 20 100 50 40 30
Moses Lake 45 61 44 58 36 54 / 100 20 50 10 10 0
Wenatchee 44 60 42 56 39 54 / 100 40 80 10 10 10
Omak 42 57 42 53 34 53 / 90 40 90 30 10 0

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Otx watches/warnings/advisories...
Idaho...none.
Washington...Wind Advisory from 8 PM Saturday to 3 PM PDT Sunday for lower
Garfield and Asotin counties-Spokane area-upper Columbia
Basin-Washington Palouse.

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