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Leslie Lowe's broadcast career began in radio as the co-host of a top rated Adult Contemporary station back in 2001. She transitioned to television in 2003 as a weekend weather anchor and hasn't looked back since. In December of 2008, Leslie joined the KHQ weather team...just in time for record a breaking snow season!

Leslie has been seen and heard in numerous local and national television commercials as well as in motion pictures. And holds her Screen Actors Guild card. In addition she hosted the half-hour television program "Explorer Television" spotlighting areas around the Inland Northwest.

Leslie loves to meet and work with all of the amazing people in our area. And has proudly been involved with Candle Lighters, Spokane SIDS Foundation, Miss Spokane, Project Beauty Share and My Sister’s Closet, Leslie has delivered meals, for Meals on Wheels. And is thrilled to be the emcee for the Spokane Lilac Festival "Family Night" , "Coronation Program" and "Royal Tea Party". Some of her favorite moments have been jumping in to the freezing cold waters of medical Lake and rappelling down the 20 stories of the Bank of America building, all for the love of Special Olympics!

Leslie attended Central Oregon Community College, The American School of Broadcast and Mississippi State University.

When Leslie isn't working she can be found working out in some capacity, she loves running, cycling, Pilates and is hoping to find a little more time to golf! Leslie and her husband have raised their children here and are proud to call Spokane home.

UPDATED: KHQ Weather Authority Forecast

Today's Forecast

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  • 97°
  • 66°

Thursday's Weather Update: July 2014 Goes Down as the 4th Warmest in 133 Years…Now, it's onto Hot August Days

Evening/Overnight: Following the afterglow of a vivid, tangy sunset, it's a quiet night for the metro area (GREEN)

Friday: Temperatures rocket above 90°degrees once again. It's partly cloudy for the afternoon as higher debris clouds from monsoonal storms in Oregon drift through the area. This available moisture could fuel a few mountain T-Storms… Low/High 66°/95° (YELLOW for Heat)

Saturday: A pleasant start to the day with mostly sunny conditions until a disturbance traveling from south to north threatens outdoor summer activities across eastern WA & Idaho. Passing Thunder & lightning is possible during for the heat of the day/early evening…Low/High 65°/93° (YELLOW)

FYI: Going to Hawaii anytime soon? A Tropical Storm/Cyclone may pass through the Hawaiian Islands a week from now. On average, a tropical cyclone passes near the islands every four years. Dave, your SWX/KHQ Meteorologist

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Thursday
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  • 97°
  • 66°

Mostly Sunny and Hot

Friday
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  • 95°
  • 66°

Sunny, Chance PM T/Storms

Saturday
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  • 93°
  • 65°

Mostly Sunny, Chance T/Storms

Sunday
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  • 93°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
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  • 94°
  • 65°

Sunny

Tuesday
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  • 95°
  • 66°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 91°
  • 64°

Mostly Sunny

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 96°(Feels like 90°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: @ mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 11%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 97°(Feels like 91°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WNW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:25
  • Sunset: 20:25
  • Humidity: 10%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 95°(Feels like 89°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: VRB @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:25
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 13%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 95°(Feels like 92°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:23
  • Sunset: 20:23
  • Humidity: 20%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 96°(Feels like 90°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:27
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 9%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 96°(Feels like 91°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: VRB @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:28
  • Sunset: 20:21
  • Humidity: 15%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 88°(Feels like 87°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 04:20
  • Sunset: 19:24
  • Humidity: 33%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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