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George Maupin joined the KHQ news and weather team in 1993.

Born in Southern California, George Maupin is a veteran of the Vietnam War. George says that he got into television because he was “bored with my regular job…I decided to try something that would be harder and stretch me and perhaps take me places I would otherwise never go.” George’s first television job was in Palm Springs, California. That led to a job as the main sports anchor at the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Between Las Vegas and his current position as a morning weatherman on KHQ, George has been a reporter, a “week-in-review” talk show host, editor of a monthly Quarter-Horse magazine, a news director for an all-news radio station and spent a number of years as a television newscast producer.

George says he loves his job and the people he works with, but is most proud of his son who is going to college in Portland. George is also very proud of having behaved “just well enough to keep my beautiful wife”. George and his wife came to Spokane because they were told it was a great place to raise a kid, and George says, “it’s true.”

UPDATED: KHQ Weather Authority Forecast

Today's Forecast

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  • 95°
  • 66°

Friday Morning Weather Update: Isolated Thunderstorms and HOT Today!
 
Today: Moisture moving in from the south will bring high clouds to the region today and a risk of thunderstorms. The main thunderstorm threat will be over the Cascades and again from NE Oregon into SW Montana. Isolated storms are still possible elsewhere, just not as likely. If they do develop it would be late this afternoon and into the evening. Still going to be hot. High: 95° (Yellow)
 
Flash Flood Watch: In place over the north Cascades (Methow Valley) for the potential of thunderstorms bringing brief but heavy downpours leading to flash flooding over burn scar areas
 
Red Flag Warning: continues over the Blue Mountains until Saturday night because thunderstorms continue to form in NE Oregon, producing lightning and gusty winds that could potentially cause new fires to start.
 
A Look Ahead: Better chance of scattered thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening as a weak cold front will push through and combine with that monsoonal moisture to bring the storms. Gusty winds, brief heavy rain and lightning will all be possible if you find yourself caught in some of these storms, but they don't look to be nearly as strong as what moved through last Wednesday. 90+ degree temps expected into mid-next week, looks like we finally dip into the upper 80s by late next week!
 
-Blake

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Friday
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  • 95°
  • 66°

Sunny, Isolated T/Storms

Saturday
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  • 93°
  • 65°

Mostly Sunny, Scattered T/Storms

Sunday
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  • 92°
  • 65°

Partly Cloudy, Isolated T/Storms

Monday
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  • 93°
  • 65°

Sunny

Tuesday
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  • 94°
  • 66°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 90°
  • 64°

Mostly Sunny

Thursday
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  • 89°
  • 63°

Mostly Sunny

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 75°(Feels like 76°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: ENE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:28
  • Sunset: 20:24
  • Humidity: 39%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:27
  • Sunset: 20:24
  • Humidity: 43%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 67°(Feels like 67°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NW @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 20:25
  • Humidity: 47%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:24
  • Sunset: 20:22
  • Humidity: 47%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 75°(Feels like 77°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: ENE @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:28
  • Sunset: 20:25
  • Humidity: 39%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 82°(Feels like 80°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:29
  • Sunset: 20:20
  • Humidity: 27%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 04:21
  • Sunset: 19:22
  • Humidity: 56%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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