Monday June 15
Dry pattern ahead makes for a simple forecast. The variation
in temperatures will be the primary change over the next 2-3 weeks.
Broadly, a high pressure ridge, west of the OR/WA coast will
be the directing force of our weather for the extended period.
This type of pattern generates a cooling northwest ocean breeze
and helps temper any afternoon heat. The next notable heat
event is targeted for later this month.
Next weekend will bring another warm-up, similar to what we
experienced yesterday, as a very weak low west of CA provides
a slight SW flow.
As the month of June nears its end, a thermal low is modeled to
build up from the south, leading the region into a potential HEAT
WAVE (temps above 90 in the shade for 3 consecutive days).
This is possible starting Sunday June 28 and holding into the
first day or so of July.
Simply stated, DRY through at least July 2, both sides of the