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Monthly Weather Summary and Outlook

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  • July 2020

    July 2020

    On July 5, the latest forecast data from the ECMWF (European Model) was released. The trend has steered away from long duration above-average temperatures for the Pacific Northwest. And while the model still shows warmer than normal conditions, the potential to also see heavy summer thunderstorm activity exists. Read more.

  • June 2020

    June 2020

    Summer weather patterns have a tendency to be slow in evolving and long in duration. What specific features are we watching? Read more.

  • May 2020

    May 2020

    Beginning today, a mid-month pattern shift will increase precipitation chances, while keeping temperatures moderate. This rain will work to reduce drought, which now occupies 80% of the land area in Washington and 95% of the land area in Oregon. Read more.


Eric SnodgrassEric Snodgrass is the Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software to help agricultural producers manage weather risk. His frequent weather updates focus on how high-impact weather events influence global agriculture productivity. Eric was the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2006 to 2019, and is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department.