Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion:
The rain started just after 9 a.m. and went heavy for two solid hours. Eugene picked up over half of an inch in just two hours, the most we’ve seen in 11 days.
This rain is from a trough of low pressure that is moving across western Oregon. It’s also bringing a cooler air mass, highs will struggle to get to the mid 60s.
This rainy chilly weather is short lived though! A ridge of high pressure will bring back sunny skies by Wednesday afternoon which will stay through Thursday. Highs Wednesday will be back in the low 70s, then its upper 70s and low 80s for Thursday.
The summer-like weather will come to an end two days early. A strong cold front is headed our way Friday afternoon. This will make for a soggy end to the week with rain Friday night and showers Saturday and Sunday.
Have a great start to the week!
~Meteorologist Melissa Frey
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