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A taste of summer-like weather appears in the forecast, but won’t stick around

WHATCOM, Wash. — US and Canadian weather forecasters agree that it looks like drier and warmer weather is possible this weekend, beginning Friday, June 24th. But cooler weather is also expected to return Monday.

National Weather Service forecasters in the Seattle office say a ridge is expected build over western Washington Friday and remain through the weekend pushing clouds aside and resulting in a warming trend.

Highs will reach the 70s to lower 80s on Saturday with mid 80s possible on Sunday (in the interior) – the warmest weather of the season so far.

National Weather Service (June 20, 2022)

Temperatures are expected to be warmer further away from the water.

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Environment Canada forecasters agree and say to expect temperatures in the low to mid-70s near the water and in the low-80s inland on Saturday and Sunday along the US-Canada border.

Some computer weather forecast models currently show a potential for temperatures to hit 90 degrees in parts of the inland areas of Whatcom County.

This warmer weather is expected to be short lived as an onshore push is expected to bring cooler and wetter marine air inland Sunday night returning the area to a cooler and wetter pattern that has defined June this year.


Whatcom News readers are encouraged to stay up to date with the current weather forecast for their specific locations via the Whatcom News Weather page. Tapping anywhere on the map will display a detailed location-specific forecast.

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