May 14, 2021

The Fascinating History of Weather Forecasting and the Perfect Weekend Ahead: New Podcast Cover Both

My new podcast is out (see below).   My second segment tells you about the fascinating history of weather forecasting, including a surprising story about the role of the founders of the U.S.

Benjamin Franklin had an unexpected major role in the history of weather prediction.

But first, the podcast provides the details of the weekend's forecast.

This weekend will bring sun and temperatures rising into the 70s in western Washington and the 80's and 90's east of the Cascade crest.  A continuation of one of the driest springs in decades.    Each day will dawn with clouds on the coast, with some extension through the Strait of Juan de Fuca (see image)

But the sunny/dry weather is going to end abruptly on Monday as the atmosphere shifts gears, with a major trough of low pressure developing over the eastern Pacific.  An onshore marine push is in our future, with lots of clouds and showers.

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