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Dave originally joined KHQ Weather Team in 2005. With over 25 years in the weather discipline, Dave had definitely "seen it and done it." A graduate from the Air Force's Advanced Meteorology curriculum and Mississippi State, he holds degrees in "Weather Technology" and "Operational Meteorology."

"Weather assignments have taken me around the planet and allowed me to experience an unbelievable breadth of phenomena and responsibility." The abbreviated list of weather assignments include: Korea, Persian Gulf, Micronesia, North Carolina, California, and many more locations. While at those, he was the lead forecaster for events ranging from Air Force One flights, hurricane evacuations, rescue operations, to satellite space launches and NASA shuttle landings. His final stop was as Fairchild AFB's, Chief Meteorologist, where he retired from military service in 2005. "It was awesome to be back home in Washington." Since 2001, he continues to work a few days per month at the Spokane Airport Weather Office/Air Traffic Control Tower.

Dave's an avid fisherman/fly fisher. On any given day, he could be on one of our treasured lakes/rivers or exploring a fresh gem. "I actually make plans based on my forecasts…and that sure-fire advantage ensures I know when to go, where to go, and I'm prepared for Mother Nature."

Dave is a decorated veteran, but says his most satisfying professional accomplishment was earning the Merewether Award for research and use of Doppler Acoustic Radar technology to improve aviation forecasts. As far as best weather experiences…there are thousands, and they're all about "A spot-on weather forecast."

UPDATED: KHQ Weather Authority Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 55°

T.G.I.F. Weather Update: Showers & T-Storms Continue to Pepper the Region

Flash Flood Watch until Friday night for the wildfire burn-scarred slopes in the east slopes of the Cascades that may receive heavy rainfall & produce fast runoff

Evening/Overnight: Some showery activity pinwheels into the area this evening, but it should decrease as the night progresses & remain mostly cloudy. Idaho gets the brunt of the Thunderstorms as they continue to stream through the length of the state.

Saturday: It's tamer by Saturday as most of the wet weather moves into Montana. The metro area will remain a bit cloudy, breezy & cool… Low/High 55°/76°

Sunday: A mostly cloudy day with afternoon showers & a few thunderstorms developing in the neighboring counties of Northern WA through the Idaho Panhandle…Low/High 53°/80°

FYI: So far, it's the slowest Atlantic hurricane season since 2000, but my "crystal ball" depicts what might be "Hurricane Christobal" making landfall onto the SE U.S. coastline by the middle of next week.

Dave, your SWX/KHQ Meteorologist

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 55°

Spotty Showers, Partly Sunny

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 53°

Partly Cloudy, PM Showers

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 56°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 57°

Mostly Sunny

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 56°

Sunny

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 70°(Feels like °)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: @ mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:57
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 35%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:56
  • Sunset: 19:47
  • Humidity: 31%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.15 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:56
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 33%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:54
  • Sunset: 19:45
  • Humidity: 38%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ENE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.15 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:57
  • Sunset: 19:48
  • Humidity: 34%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: WSW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:57
  • Sunset: 19:44
  • Humidity: 49%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 04:51
  • Sunset: 18:45
  • Humidity: 35%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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