Today will be the warmest day of the week; tomorrow the stormiest - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Today will be the warmest day of the week; tomorrow the stormiest

SPOKANE, Wash, - Clouds and temperatures are increasing today ahead of a pacific storm that will haunt us much of the week.  Highs should climb to near 70 this afternoon. Overnight lows will stay mild in the 40s & 50s. Like most storms, this one pushes warm air ahead of it and pulls in cold air behind.  Look for a 10-15 degree temperature drop tomorrow followed by snow over mountain passes Wednesday.

Tuesday's storm will pack quite a punch delivering .25"-.5" inches of rain and wind gusts 35-40mph.  Showers will begin overnight tonight and linger into Wednesday.  Most areas can expect two-day rain totals of as much as 1" especially over mountain valleys.  The rest of the week looks cool & drier with mainly afternoon showers that should stick to the mountains and highs in the 50s.

 

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