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Western Washington Forecast

Much drier workweek ahead with the next chance for showers arriving Wednesday evening.

SEATTLE — Puget Sound Extended Forecast

Monday: Morning clouds with patchy fog and a little spotty drizzle, turning partly sunny this afternoon. Morning lows in the low to mid 40s. Highs in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

Tuesday: Partly sunny after areas of morning low clouds and fog. Morning lows in the mid to upper 30s. Highs in the mid-40s.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with increasing evening rain Morning lows are in the upper 30s to low 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.

Thursday: Lingering morning showers clearing to partly sunny. Morning lows are around 40 degrees. Afternoon highs in the mid to upper 40s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s and low 40s. Highs in the upper 40s to low 50s 

Saturday-Sunday: Areas of morning clouds and fog becoming mostly sunny in the afternoons. Lows


After an incredibly soggy start to December, Western Washington will see a quiet and mostly dry week.

The first week of December has so far started wet. As of Dec. 10, Sea-Tac has measured 6.56" of rain. The average for the month of December as a whole is 5.72", so there's already almost an inch more than the monthly average. Olympia has been even wetter with 8.75" so far, Almost an inch more than the normal for the entire month.

High pressure is building in today, keeping rain out of the forecast through Wednesday. Later Wednesday a weak and fast moving front will push in for increasing rain in the evening. The front will move through by midnight with only a few showers left in the morning before turning partly sunny in the afternoon.

A weak front brushes by the northwest tip of the ste on Friday but it should only give us clouds with any rain stating out towards the north coast.

We then slip back into a dry pattern with high pressure pushing back into the state over into the weekend.

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