Chilly temps continue, may fall into 20s in the hollows

Nov 9, 2012

That's right, KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass says those who live in "these low spots, places where the wind doesn't get into, these hollows" could see temperatures in the 20s early Saturday morning.

For most of western Washington, it'll drop into the mid 30s tonight, says Mass, a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington.

"We have a slug of cold air that's pushed all the way down into California," he says.

It'll begin warming up on Sunday, as a front brings in showers by Sunday evening. And by Monday, he predicts it'll be mostly dry and back up into the 50s.

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The weekly KPLU feature "Weather with Cliff Mass" airs every Friday at 9 a.m. immediately following BirdNote, and repeats twice on Friday afternoons during All Things Considered. The feature is hosted by KPLU’s Science and Health reporter Keith Seinfeld. Cliff Mass is a University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, a renowned Seattle weather prognosticator, and a popular weather blogger. You can also subscribe to a podcast of “Weather with Cliff Mass” shows.