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Thunderstorms, rising temps and possibly 70 degrees?

Saturday offers another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Inland Northwest before warmer weather moves in.

SPOKANE, Wash. — A storm sliding out of Canada, over the Cascades, and through Washington into Idaho brings our next chance of showers and a few rumbles of thunder for Saturday. Temps will top out in the low 60s.

As the storm moves out, a ridging pattern builds Sunday! The exclamation point comes from what that pattern means for our temperatures and potential sunshine. 

Mostly sunny skies and temperatures knocking on the door of 70 degrees is what you can expect for Sunday. Even as a few clouds build back in throughout Monday, temps will stay in the mid to upper 60s. 

Unfortunately, the next shot at a 70-degree high doesn't arrive until Wednesday or Thursday. So if we don't do it Sunday, you only have to wat a few more days. 

We have now set the record for the longest sub-70 stretch, 227 days as of today. By Sunday we surpass the standing record of May 21 as the latest date for that first high temp. At least we get to add this cool spring to the record books!

-KREM 2 Chief Meteorologist Jeremy LaGoo

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About the KREM 2 Weather Team

  • Jeremy LaGoo is the KREM 2 Chief Meteorologist, He joined KREM in October of 2020. You can watch Jeremy weeknights on KREM 2 News at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 10:00. and 11:00 p.m.
  • Thomas Patrick is the Up with KREM meteorologist from 5:00 to 9:00 am and noon. Thomas joined KREM in January 2019. Thomas is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist since 2015. He also serves as a KREM 2 weather and science reporter.
  • Michelle Boss joined the KREM 2 StormTracker team in 1999 and can be seen on the weekend evening forecast. She previously worked as a meteorologist at WEHT in Evansville, IN, and WOWT in Omaha, NE.