Apologies for the late night. I’ll try to get things out earlier in the future, you know, so I can go to bed.
At 1156PM, MT, Lewiston was reporting a temperature of 69 degrees with clear skies. An area of weak low pressure aloft dominated the southwest, and an exit region of that trough had itself established over the High Plains and Front Range of Montana. Lewiston found itself safely behind the wet weather, though not in the most stable of environments.
The pattern will be slow to change, as a strong jet pattern is not in the offing. The little change that does come however, will be in the form of improving weather. Flow moving across the Rockies into low pressure over Montana will keep things partly to mostly cloudy tomorrow, however expect sunnier skies and a degree or two more warmth in town for the coming days.
Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy, High 80, Low 59
Saturday – Mostly Sunny, High 82, Low 57
TWC: Tomorrow – Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. High 79, Low 60
Saturday – Sunshine High 82, Low 56
AW: Tomorrow – Clouds and sunshine High 76, Low 59
Saturday – Mostly sunny High 81, Low 54
NWS: Tomorrow – Partly sunny High 81, Low 63
Saturday – Sunny, High 82, Low 57
WB: Tomorrow – Partly sunny. High 69, Low 58
Saturday – Sunny High 72, Low 51
Weatherbug’s text definitely doesn’t match the numbers they have displayed. I wonder what’s going on there. They say, for example, high on Friday’s will be low 70s, and upper 70s on Sunday, then they put those numbers up. Odd. Here is the satellite, showing a quiet Idaho chimney