A strong cold front moved across western Oregon early Thursday. This brought with it heavy rain and breezy conditions to most of western Oregon. Corvallis and Newport have picked up nearly an inch of rain in the past 24 hours. Coos Bay and Roseburg have seen about a half of an inch. This is all falling as plain rain across the Cascade passes as the snow level has climbed to 5,000′. This will drop back to around 3,500′ Friday through the weekend.
As the cold front moves east we’ll see the rain switch over to scattered showers for the afternoon which will continue Friday. We could see isolated thunder storms fire up Friday as well.
Saturday is on track to start out dry, although another front will move in late in the day. This will bring back scattered showers and mostly cloudy skies from Saturday afternoon through Sunday.
A ridge of high pressure is shaping up to dry us out Monday through Wednesday of next week. This will bring back mostly sunny skies, dry weather and eventually highs in the upper 60s and low 70s for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Have a great day! ~Meteorologist Melissa Frey
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