SPOKANE, Wash — The warm up is in full swing this week. We'll be hitting 80 degrees for the first time this year Thursday and then we'll have our eyes set on 90 by Saturday. The latest model trends continue to increase. In fast, The latest model spit out a high of 100° in Moses Lake on Saturday!
As the heat build on the final day of this summer weather, a strong cold front and the jet stream sweeps through Saturday evening. This will produce thunderstorms for the Inland Northwest. The strong could be on the strong side since the humidity Saturday will be very high (dew points in the low 60s).
Next week, it's back to normal with highs in the 70s for the most part.
- KREM 2 Meteorologist Thomas Patrick