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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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Labor Day Weather Update: Remarkable Pacific NW Travel & Outdoor Weather

Monday (Labor Day): Mostly sunny throughout most of Washington…partly cloudy skies will continue in NE WA and the N ID Panhandle...Low/High…50°/75° ID (GREEN)

Evening/Overnight: The colorful hues of a postcard sunset wrap up a delightful late-summer day as a few clouds begin to stream into the area overnight (GREEN)

Tuesday: The 1st day of school for many little ones out there…Partly cloudy skies and those temperatures warm up another degree or two across the region. More clouds and breezy winds are forecast to arrive later in the evening with scattered late night showers passing through the area…Low/High 53°/76° (GREEN)

Happy Labor Day! Dave, your KHQ/SWX meteorologist

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Monday
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Sunny to Partly sunny

Tuesday
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  • 76°
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Partly cloudy

Wednesday
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  • 68°
  • 50°

Mostly cloudy, chance AM rain

Thursday
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  • 76°
  • 45°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 80°
  • 48°

Mostly sunny

Saturday
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  • 83°
  • 50°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 81°
  • 52°

Sunny

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 47°(Feels like 45°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:09
  • Sunset: 19:30
  • Humidity: 74%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 52°(Feels like 51°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NNE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:08
  • Sunset: 19:30
  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 46°(Feels like 45°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:08
  • Sunset: 19:30
  • Humidity: 73%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 50°(Feels like 47°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:06
  • Sunset: 19:28
  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 46°(Feels like 45°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:09
  • Sunset: 19:31
  • Humidity: 77%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 47°(Feels like 47°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:08
  • Sunset: 19:28
  • Humidity: 65%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 45°(Feels like 45°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:04
  • Sunset: 18:27
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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