Breezy. Showers likely in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Rainfall amounts a quarter to a half inch possible. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Westerly wind 15 to 25 mph.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
There are currently no warnings or advisories for this location.
Statement as of 1:27 am PDT on April 21, 2015
... Record high temperature set at Seattle WA WFO...
A record high temperature of 72 degrees was set at Seattle WA WFO yesterday. This breaks the old record of 71 set in 2009.
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Statement as of 12:29 PM PDT on April 21, 2015
March brought near to above normal precipitation for nearly all of Washington state. The exceptions were the southwest interior and east slopes of the Cascades... which saw below normal precipitation for the month. Reaching the Halfway Point for the water year... all of the regions are seeing near to above normal precipitation.
In western Washington... the monthly percentage of normal for precipitation ranged from 89 percent in the southwest interior to 140 percent in the northwest interior. The greatest amount of precipitation at the climate stations for the mountains... coast... and interior lowlands was 15.39 inches at Forks in the Olympics... 16.75 inches at Clearwater... and 9.89 inches at Grays River in the southwest interior.
For eastern Washington... the percentage of normal for precipitation ranged from 85 percent on the east slopes of the Cascades to 128 percent in the Palouse and Blue Mountains. The greatest amount of precipitation at climate stations for the mountains and lowlands was 3.09 inches at Rosalia in the Palouse and Blue Mountains... and 3.32 inches at Newport in the northeast region.
The outlook for April and beyond... for the next two weeks the outlook is for above normal precipitation for Washington state. The monthly outlook for April is calling for equal chances of above... below... or near normal precipitation for the state. The three month outlook from April to June is calling for below normal precipitation for western two thirds of Washington... with equal chances of above... below... or near normal precipitation for the eastern third.
The Table below gives precipitation figures as a percent of normal for regions of Washington. The current water year began 1 October 2014 and ends 30 September 2015.
March water year past 3 past 12 2015 to date months months western Washington coast 120 106 99 105 Olympics 98 103 86 101 northwest interior 140 122 123 121 Puget Sound lowlands 95 101 94 107 southwest interior 89 91 86 96 west foothills casca 100 103 95 106 Cascades west 103 104 94 108
Eastern Washington east slopes Cascades 85 101 85 98 Okanogan 95 109 85 105 Central Basin 94 98 94 93 northeast 122 94 100 96 Palouse and blue mtn 128 106 91 98
The Table below expresses precipitation in inches and as a percent of normal for a variety of locations around the state. Occasionally missing data at a site are estimated using observed data from surrounding stations.
March water year past 12 months inches pct inches pct inches pct