March 29, 2013 at 7:57 AM
Warm, dry weekend: 70 may be in reach
Sun, sun and more sun: The Easter weekend forecast is guaranteed to delight many Puget Sounders, with the hint of a 70-degree day on Sunday.
After a few isolated showers Friday, the warmest stretch of the year is expected to kick in, with temperatures building through the weekend.
“Right now, we’re officially forecasting upper 60s, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a few spots hit 70 on Sunday,” said Gary Schneider of the National Weather Service, saying areas east of Lake Washington are likely to be warmer than Seattle
Forecast highs for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are 60 today, 64 on Saturday and 69 on Sunday. On Monday, the forecast calls for temperatures to ease back into the lower 60s, but no rain is expected until a chance of showers arrives on Wednesday.
The last 70-degree day at the airport was Oct. 8 of last year. The highest temperature so far this year has been 62, on Monday and Tuesday this week.\
With all this nice weather in the offing, click here to learn about are more than 35 things to do outdoors this sunny weekend.
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