Inland Northwest Weather Blog: We are forecasting the hottest day ever in Spokane history

Strong high pressure in late June spells trouble!  Why?  The lower atmosphere continues to warm as the ridge persists over the region as the late June sun angle brings an abundance of solar radiation towards the Earth’s surface which continues to warm things up each day.  Here is one model prediction of near surface temperature anomalies from this Thursday through the following week (June 24-July 3rd).

Inland Northwest Weather Blog: We are forecasting the hottest day ever in Spokane history