July Set To Wrap Up On A Hot Note

For many across the Northwest, this has already been an intense summer. So, it maybe hard to believe, but 56 days remain in summer. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said while the first month of summer has been extremely hot and extremely dry, there is some reason for encouragement. She noted that […]

Lohmann Already Confident 2021 Will Be A Year For The Record Books

It’s dry across the Northwest, but just how dry is making many take note. Marilyn Lohman, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said when it comes to precipitation deficits: Wenatchee: 1 ½”-2” Yakima: 2”-2 ½” Pullman: 2”-3” Tri-Cities: 3” Central Oregon [Bend/Redmond]: 3” Spokane: 5” “But there is an area stretching from central Oregon through […]

Lohmann: Rain Unlikely Through The End Of The Month

No surprise, June was a month of records with extreme temperatures of 118 recorded in two locations in southern Washington, as well as a handful of other communities across the Northwest well into the 110s, but the hot, dry weather must come to an end soon. Right? Unfortunately it won’t change anytime soon. Meteorologist Marilyn […]

Hot, Dry Weather Continues Into the Heart Of July

While the extreme hot weather the Northwest saw last week has moved out of the area, temperatures remain very warm for this time of year. Marilyn Lohman, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said the extreme temperatures over the past ten days really did a number on soils across the Northwest. “Soil temperatures are in […]

Lohmann Dry Conditions May Contributing Factor During Extreme Heat

This week has been one for the record books for many locations across the Northwest, with temperatures well above 100. According to Marilyn Lohman, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, some locations, such as Dallesport WA, topped out at 118 degrees this week. She noted the dry conditions across the Northwest, really the entire western […]

Hot Temperatures Expected As Summer Starts This Weekend

After months of very dry, in some cases record dry conditions, spring looks to go out on an active and wet note. The Northwest has seen a dramatic increase in showers and thunderstorms over the past two weeks. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist for the National Weather Service said this weather is more similar to what we […]

While Temperatures Moderate, Dry Conditions Persist

To say the first week of weather in June has been all over the map may be an understatement. Last week, the Northwest saw temperatures climb into the upper 90s with some triple digits recorded. Then, over the weekend, the the strong ridge of high pressure that brought in extremely hot temperatures broke down, allowing […]

Lohmann: Short-lived Heat Wave Not What Dryland Areas Need

The old saying goes, when it rains it pours. We’re not sure if theirs is an opposite saying, but if there is, the Northwest is currently experiencing it. From Corvallis east to Lewiston down to southern Idaho, the Northwest is baking under a short-lived heat wave. Marilyn Lohmann meteorologist with the National Weather Service says […]

Lohmann: Despite Recent Showers, NW Remains Dry Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend

May, at least for the past two weeks, has turned active weather wise. We’ve seen several low pressure systems roll across the area, bringing cloudy skies and windy conditions, but unfortunately, according to Marilynn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, the area has not seen a lot of rain. “A lot of the area […]

Dry Weather Expected To Continue Across The Northwest

Much of the Pacific Northwest has experienced windy and cloudy conditions over the past couple of days, with drastically cooler temperatures. Unfortunately, while this system has brought it those winds, it does not look like rain is part of the package. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service says the winds from the first […]