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Fall arrives with summer temps

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SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the first day of fall, but it's not the end to our sunshine. You can expect a beautiful week with sunny and warm weather through the first weekend of Fall.

On the West Coast, Fall officially begins Tuesday afternoon with the Autumnal Equinox at 2:18 p.m. Ironically, it will be much warmer than the last day of summer. Most areas can expect a 10 - 15 degree warm up for Tuesday afternoon - mid 80s - and record heat - in the 90s - by Wednesday as a high pressure explodes.

Thursday a weak, dry cold front will push though flattening the monster ridge and knocking temperatures back down into the 80s which is still well above the normal temperature of 70 degrees. Temperatures will stay near 80 through the first fantastic weekend of fall.

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