Monday will bring a windy, wet, and/or warm start to the work-week. Every city in the Inland Northwest will see one, two or all three of these three W's today.
Wind advisories go into effect at 3:00 p.m. Monday for the majority of Central Washington. This should start around 6:00 p.m. for the Palouse. Winds will remain strong overnight.
High winds through Tuesday morning from the north or northwest. Look at the areas shaded in red and purple (45-55 mph wind gusts expected here the evening):
The majority of the Inland Northwest will stay dry. Rain fell this morning along the southeast corner of Washington and portions of the central Panhandle.
Any rain activity should wrap up by Monday's end as a low pressure system exits the southern portion of our region. A few thunderstorms may be possible Wednesday afternoon along the Canadian border of Central Washington and the higher elevations of the Idaho/Montana state line. .
A look at the radar Monday morning, where rain fell over the Palouse:
A look at Monday afternoon's Future Tracker for expected rain east of the region and to the north:
Monday will be the warmest day of the week. Tuesday brings the start of a cool down.
A three-day snapshot of the cool-down in store for tomorrow: 80s Monday, 60s Tuesday and Wednesday. Cool but dry through the middle of the week.