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Drying out Just in Time for Weekend

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Melissa-Frey-500x500-250x250Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion:

A cold front is making its way across western Oregon Friday morning. Most spots west of the Cascades picked up close to if not more than a tenth of an inch before sunrise. As this storm moves east the showers will wind down for the second half of the day and we’ll see more sun breaks and fewer chances for rain. Highs will still be above average for this time of year, in the upper 50s. The snow level has dropped to about 5,000 feet. The passes will see a snow/rain mix while the ski resorts see 1-3″ of fresh snow into the afternoon.

High pressure returns just in time for the weekend. Saturday will likely start out with foggy conditions especially in the valley, but the afternoon will be mostly sunny and dry! Highs will be in the mid to upper 60s across western Oregon.

A storm will move into the northwest corner of the state Sunday, bringing with it another round of rain. South of Salem we’ll see just increasing clouds Sunday afternoon and eventually rain by late Sunday night. Showers will continue Monday and highs will fall to the mid-50s. The snow level will also drop with this storm to about 2,500 feet by Monday morning. This means another round of snow for the Cascades and higher foothills.

Have a great weekend!
~Meteorologist Melissa Frey

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