Summer weather will continue through the week, with afternoon readings mainly in the 80s in Spokane.
In downtown Spokane, highs are expected to be 88 on Tuesday, 89 on Wednesday, 84 on Thursday and 82 on Friday.
A weak cold front on Thursday could kick up some gusty winds and heighten fire danger, especially if thunderstorms form with the front.
Spokane has a 50 percent chance of showers on Thursday. Winds could gust to 25 mph, forecasters said.
“Thursday is the only hiccup in the line of summer weather,” said forecaster Bryce Williams of the National Weather Service in Spokane.
Coeur d’Alene should see highs in the 80s until Friday, when the high drops to 78.
Computer forecast models are showing a return to the 90s on Sunday with even hotter temperatures possible early next week.
Average temperatures in Spokane for this time of year are 84 for a high and 57 for a low.
The warmest period of the year begins in the last weeks of July through the early weeks of August.
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