Sunny in Seattle; high near 80 degrees midweek

SEATTLE -- Great weather this week. A warm end to April and a warm start to May.

Tuesday through Friday, it will be much warmer than normal. The two warmest days will be Wednesday and Thursday. Highs those days will be near 80 degrees. That is 20 – 25 degrees warmer than today.

Stay away from the mountains this week with very high avalanche danger but enjoy this early taste of summer-like weather across the lowlands.