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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dry Pattern Expected To Continue For Foreseeable Future

For those hoping for some rain in the not too distant future, it looks like it will be a while before those hopes are realized. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the region has seen increased wind activity as the Jet Stream moves north in preparation of the hotter weather of the […]

Lohmann: Dry Weather Expected To Continue

The last couple of days have been filled with sunshine, mild temperatures and great spring weather. But that appears to be coming to an end starting Wednesdays. According to Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said a new system will roll in from the Pacific, but it’s not expected to bring more than […]

Expect Cooler Weather During the Final Days Of Winter

The first day of spring is within sight, falling on Saturday March 20th. Marilyn Lohmann with the National Weather Service said while many farmers would like to see warmer temperatures and additional sunshine in the coming days, she does not expect it. She noted this week will wrap up very nicely for mid-March, with highs […]

Lohmann Snow Expected To Stay In Higher Elevations In Coming Days

The weather over the last week has indicated spring may be here sooner than expected. Days after a large snow storm covered much of the Northwest, the region experienced very mild temperatures, melting a fair amount of that snow. And when you mix in the sunshine and windy conditions, the past two weeks have been […]

Recent Snow Expected To Melt Soon

After two weeks of intense cold and substantial snow totals, it’s looks like mild weather will return to the Northwest in the coming days. Marilyn Lohmann, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the weekend snow storms were the result of artic air moving over from the Rockies, mixing with several systems rolling in from […]