Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

A (small) taste of summer

It’s a shame this forecast couldn’t be for the weekend, but nonetheless the next 36 hours will be beautiful and could finally showcase Western Washington’s famous “perfect summer weather”.

Today is already off to a wonderful start. As expected, skies are mostly clear (yes, I did just turn around to look out the window. I have to be sure! ;)) and the temperatures are rising. Expect highs to make it to the upper 60s and low 70s around most of Kitsap County today.

If you voted partly sunny skies and highs in the 70s as your favorite summer weather, get ready for tomorrow! Forecasting models have fluctuated a bit on temperatures, but the general consensus is that we’ll at least make it to the low 70s, if not the mid 70s. This will be our first true taste of summer since…May!

Unfortunately, just like May’s warm spell, this one will end rather abruptly as several systems move through the area making for a pretty cool and cloudy weekend. Highs will range from the mid 60s Friday to lower 60s Saturday. Both days will feature periods of rain and much cooler temperatures.

Luckily, next week looks sunnier and drier than the past several weeks have been, but we’ll still struggle to make it much beyond 70 degrees. Something tells me that won’t be a problem with too many people 😉

Matthew Leach

Forecasting Kitsap