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Amy's interest in weather came at a very young age. What started off as a fear of storms turned into a passion for weather and forecasting. Amy is a native of the Midwest, growing up in southern Minnesota and attending the University of Wisconsin- Madison, where she earned a degree in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science in May 2008. Amy is an avid Badger fan, and can be seen in red and white on game days.

Her Meteorology career began in Topeka, Kansas at WIBW-TV in 2008. She was with WIBW for three years, and while there she "saw it all." From the Christmas Eve Blizzard of 2009, to numerous severe weather events and tornado outbreaks- Amy has covered many weather phenomenons. Amy was even on an episode of Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" for coverage of the May 21, 2011 tornado in Topeka, KS.

When she's not forecasting the weather, Amy manages lululemon athletica in downtown Spokane. She is a passionate runner, and is impressed by the beautiful trails and landscapes of the Inland Northwest. She is a member of the Spokane Swifts running team and can be seen at most local races. Amy also delivers meals for Meals on Wheels and is a member of the Junior League of Spokane. In her down time, she enjoys watching sports, working out, doing yoga, reading and spending time with family and friends. She is excited to be a part of the KHQ Weather Authority team, and to call Spokane home.

UPDATED: KHQ Weather Authority Forecast

Today's Forecast

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  • 96°
  • 68°

Tuesday Evening Weather Update:

Tonight: With high pressure firmly in place, we will see mainly clear skies overnight and mild temps once again.  68°  GREEN

 
Tomorrow: Satellite and radar showing this incredibly strong ridge of high pressure in place, bringing another day of temperatures well above average across the PNW.  97°/68°  YELLOW (for heat)
 
Your 7-Day forecast:  Our heat wave continues, as temperatures remain in the 90's and triple digits through the 7-day.  Monsoonal moisture making its way up from the dessert SW will bring the possibility of isolated thunderstorms towards the end of the week and into the weekend.  
 
~Leslie

7-Day Forecast: Spokane

Wednesday
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  • 96°
  • 68°

Blazing Sun

Thursday
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  • 95°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy & Roasting

Friday
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  • 93°
  • 68°

Sunny, Chance T/Storms

Saturday
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  • 91°
  • 66°

Mostly Sunny, Chance T/Storms

Sunday
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  • 92°
  • 67°

Mostly Sunny, Chance T/Storms

Monday
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  • 93°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 93°
  • 67°

Mostly Sunny

Currently in Spokane as of

  • 75°(Feels like 74°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SSW @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:25
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 21%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Felts Field as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:24
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 50%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Deer Park as of

  • 59°(Feels like 59°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ENE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:24
  • Sunset: 20:28
  • Humidity: 62%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Coeur D'Alene as of

  • 64°(Feels like 64°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:22
  • Sunset: 20:25
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Fairchild Air Force Base as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 20:28
  • Humidity: 29%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Pullman as of

  • 60°(Feels like 60°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ENE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 20:23
  • Humidity: 55%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Sandpoint as of

  • 54°(Feels like 54°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 04:19
  • Sunset: 19:25
  • Humidity: 82%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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