Lohmann: Expect A Dry September, Good Possibility of La Niña

While the season technically runs through September 23rd, many consider this weekend the end of summer. As we look back on the summer of 2021, meteorologist Marilynn Lohmann with the National Weather Service said the year will go into the record books for a variety of reasons, whether it was the record heat experienced in […]

Cooler Temperatures As August Wraps Up, But Unfortunately Rain Unlikely

As we prepare to say goodbye to the month of August, much of the region is enjoying cooler temperatures, which is welcomed relief. Marilyn Lohmann meteorologist with the National Weather Service says the dramatic temperature change occurred because the high pressure that dominated the Pacific Northwest this summer has moved to the south allowing cooler […]

Hot Weather Returns To The PNW, But Expected To Be Short Lived

After pleasant weather to start this week, the heat returns across the area. Much of the Pacific Northwest is under an Excessive Heat Warning or Watch, which runs through this weekend. That means temperatures into the 90s and some highs approaching the 110s. However, Marilyn Lohman, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said this extremely […]

Lohmann: Cooler Weather Expected This Weekend, But It Won’t Last

Many would agree that this summer has been a hot one for most of the Pacific Northwest, with several locations reporting record or near record temperatures at different times. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said it should come as no surprise that between the extremely hot daytime highs and overnights lows providing […]

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 […]