After a cool wet spring, it appears that Mother Nature may offer up some dryer weather to wrap up April. Dennis Hull with the National Weather Service told the Washington Ag Network the next seven days, for the most part, should be dryer.
“A little bit of rain, a little bit of showers around [Wednesday], especially in the southern portion of the Columbia Basin, dryer up in the Wenatchee area and in Moses Lake. And then as we get into the weekend, we’ll have a dryer pattern going on until the early portion or to the middle part of next week, and temperatures actually warming up.”
Hull pointed out those increased temperatures will still remain slightly below normal to average for this time of year, and overnights could be very cool.
“Well, there might be a potential for freezing temperatures in some of the more frost prone areas on Friday night, and Saturday morning, but very isolated most areas are going to stay above critical temperatures.”
Hull said this cool, wet spring has led to cool soil temperatures, in the 50s right now, but he anticipates those reading should increase as we move into May. Hull also noted those that need to spray will want to hold off for the next couple of days.
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