MAY 5, 1997

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Northshore & Lower Snoqualmie Weather Report


Tuesday, May 6- Sunday, May 11, 1997

weather report by Meteorologist Larry Schick

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rainy partly sunny partly partly sunny
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60/4265/4270/4370/4471/4372/43

Forecast: Spring returns! After some wet and cool days for the last week, the weather maps are finally showing some promise with warmer temperatures returning to Western Washington. By Wednesday, high pressure will start to build over the Pacific Northwest, bringing back dry and pleasant weather. Mornings are still a bit chilly, with a few clouds. Thursday looks quite nice, but will it continue into the weekend? That's the question I am pondering. I see a few clouds for Friday and Saturday as the high weakens a bit, then bouncing back with more sunshine Sunday. I'll remain optimistic. Plan for a good one.

Weather Question of the Week: What is high pressure?

Answer: Think of high pressure as a huge mountain of air. The high will often block storms while providing a fair weather pattern. The air in a high circulates in a clockwise motion in the Northern Hemisphere--moving outward while gradually descending. Because the air in a high descends, that motion suppresses clouds and rainfall. So when you hear there is high pressure moving in, expect generally dry and sunny weather with some fog at times.