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Frosty airplanes at Deer Park airport in the light of the moon. The mercury dipped to 13 degrees at Deer Park this morning.
Roads partially cleared over Stevens Pass this afternoon. But a Puget Sound Convergence Zone has set up and producing snow this afternoon and evening. Be prepared for snowy conditions over the pass. #wawx
5 pm Monday wind gusts across the region. Gusts generally about 20 mph. But across the Palouse, Alpowa Summit, the Waterville Plateau and the Kittitas Valley & over the Columbia River will see gusts 35-45 mph. Winds will decrease over the next few hours. #wawx #idwx
Ever wonder what a solar eclipse would look like from space? Take a look at this one captured by @nasa !
Here's a smoke model forecast for the next 36 hours. It shows improvements expanding across eastern WA Monday. Unfortunately some spots in southeast WA & the ID Panhandle may not reap these benefits. Confidence is low on where the smoke goes through the week. #wawx #idwx
Visible satellite data from today (first image) compared to one year ago shows a huge difference in snow cover across the region. Last year at this time, almost all of the Inland Northwest was covered with snow whereas today most if it was confined to the mountains. #wawx #idwx
Meteorological term-o-the-day: #Fujiwhara Effect - The tendency of two nearby tropical cyclones to rotate cyclonically about each other.