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More Summer Heat For Midweek

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Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Nightly Forecast Discussion: 

**We’re down to just two major fire complexes across the state. Officials are expecting containment within two weeks. For more on what’s left: Oregon Wildfires ***

A strong upper-level ridge of high pressure is setting up shop across the Pacific Northwest for the next couple of days. This means a strong offshore push and cloudless skies. Highs tomorrow will again push into the low 90s across Western Oregon. The south coast will see the return of a thicker marine layer and cool things off just a bit back into the mid 60s.

Thursday and Friday, the morning clouds will return briefly as winds will switch to a more SW flow aloft, but highs will still be very warm in the upper 80s and low 90s. Duck fans headed to Autzen for the 12:30p kickoff against Tennessee will be mostly sunny and in the mid 80s, but dry for the entire game.

There’s a chance to see some isolated thunderstorms pop up over Western Oregon on Sunday and Monday as cooler air with a cold front moves across the state. Highs will be noticeably cooler in the low 80s to mid 70s. Be ready to crank up the A/C again tomorrow!

Have a great Wednesday!

– Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton

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