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Earlier this week, we published a fall weather outlook here on the site, providing a summary of the Farmers’ Almanac long range forecast for the next couple of months.

Since then, a few readers have rightfully pointed out that, while we provided predictions for most regions of the United States, we neglected to mention the Northwestern region of the country. The Farmers’ Almanac apologizes for that unfortunate oversight.

Here’s what residents of the Northwest can expect as autumn continues to unfold:

In our general outlook, we warned that this fall’s weather would be “wet, wet, wet” in most regions. As it turns out, that description is expected to ring especially true for Washington, Oregon, and Idaho — the three states that make up Zone 6 on the Farmers’ Almanac’s zoned weather map.

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Showery weather will predominate throughout October, with stormy skies predicted for Halloween. Moving into November, Northwesterners will see more soggy weather. Thanksgiving weekend promises to be chilly and wet, ushering in a period of rain and snow during the opening weeks of December.

For a more detailed weather outlook, be sure to check out the Online version of our famous long-range forecast.

Until next time, keep dry!

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1 Tracy { 11.06.10 at 1:48 pm }

Here in the South Puget Sound area, we are having a mild fall with temperatures with heavy rainfall in October and a warmer than average November. In fact, the leaves have not fallen on most trees and some folks are experiencing a second bloom in their garden.

2 Willow { 08.09.10 at 12:22 am }

Thank You for posting your forecast for Idaho!
I’ve been using your weather forecasts for a number of years (about 30). People who know me ask “What does Farmer’s Almanac say our weather is to be like”?
You’re spot on.
I noticed 2 weeks ago the blue of the sky had changed to a darker shade, indicative of Autumn, and the leaves on our trees started changing to the Autumn reds, oranges, and yellows – Very pretty, but a bit premature.

3 alice { 10.15.09 at 7:24 pm }

Just a big thanks for adding the northwest !

4 Linda Lawton { 09.29.09 at 5:27 am }

will we have flooding predicted in our area? I live on south prairie Creek in the town of south prairie (Washington). We flooded last year and I am terrified it will happen again. Can you give me any insight to my distress. Thank you.

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