Children walk through a flooded portion of Parklane Ave. in Ellensburg, Monday, April 29, 2013. (Brian Myrick / Daily Record)
- Warming trend
Kittitas Valley high temperatures are forecast for 72 degrees today, 74 on Friday, 80 on Saturday, 82 Sunday and 83 Monday.
Upper County highs are expected to range from 68 today to around 78 degrees, with warmest days Saturday through Monday.
- Avalanche danger
Avalanche dangers are running high on the east slopes of the central Cascades, according to online information from the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center. Fresh snow of up to two feet fell late last week in some Cascade mountain locations.
Warming temperatures can loosen the layer of new snow that’s on top of the older snowpack, the website indicated. Weakening can allow the top layer to slide and pull sections of the existing snowpack with it.
The central Cascade weather forecast calls for daytime highs of 60 degrees today, 63 on Friday, 67 on Saturday, 71 on Sunday and 70 on Monday.
Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013 1:55 pm
Updated: 2:29 pm, Thu May 2, 2013.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 1:55 pm.
Updated: 2:29 pm.