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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

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  • 68°
  • 50°

Tuesday Weather Update: Cold Front Tonight Brings Some Showers & T/Storms
 
Tonight~We have a 60% chance of rain and thunderstorms tonight. It's also going to pretty windy out there tonight. Sustained winds 16-20 MPH with the gusts as high as 28 MPH.
YELLOW~50°
 
Tomorrow~Mostly cloudy skies, 40% chance for afternoon rain. Send those kids to school with their rain jackets on! Winds will die done a little bit. Only 7-11 MPH. We will be MUCH cooler. Our high temps only in the mid sixties.
YELLOW~64°
 
Sky Tracker~Chance for rain late tonight. Other than that, clear skies today!
 
Futurecast~Chance for rain tonight and into tomorrow as well. We will see those showers throughout the Inland Northwest!
 
Red Flag Warning~The Lower Columbia Basin is under a Red Flag Warning until 8 PM tonight. We have a dry cold front coming through and will see high winds and low humilities.
 
7-day forecast~One word. AMAZING (after we get through Wednesday). Ok, that's six. But still. We will be in the high 70s, low eighties for the weekend, with a whole lot of sunshine:-)
 
~Katie

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Wednesday
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  • 68°
  • 50°

Mostly cloudy, Spotty Showers

Thursday
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  • 75°
  • 46°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 79°
  • 50°

Mostly sunny

Saturday
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  • 82°
  • 52°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 81°
  • 54°

Sunny

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 53°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 74°
  • 51°

Partly Sunny

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 55°(Feels like 52°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.69 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:11
  • Sunset: 19:26
  • Humidity: 74%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 59°(Feels like 57°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.70 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:10
  • Sunset: 19:26
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 55°(Feels like 53°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: SE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.66 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:11
  • Sunset: 19:26
  • Humidity: 83%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 54°(Feels like 50°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSE @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.71 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:08
  • Sunset: 19:24
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 53°(Feels like 51°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.69 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:12
  • Sunset: 19:27
  • Humidity: 71%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 58°(Feels like 55°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: W @ 13 mph, gusting to 26 mph
  • Barometer: 29.80 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:11
  • Sunset: 19:24
  • Humidity: 51%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 54°(Feels like 54°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.68 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:06
  • Sunset: 18:23
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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