Storms continue to move across western Oregon day after day. We’ve seen rain four out of the last six days, not uncommon for spring, but uncommon for this particular year in Oregon. We’re in between storms to start Wednesday, although with strong on-shore flow and a trough of low pressure overhead we’re continuing to see scattered showers. This is all still changing to snow above 3,500 feet, although that snow level will climb to 5,000′ by the end of the day.
A stronger storm system will move in tonight which will deliver heavier rain and breezy conditions through western Oregon. Highs will top out in the low to mid 50s at the coast and mid to upper 50s for the valley and Umpqua Basin. Winds will gust to near 35 mph at the coast and 20 mph in the valley.
The rain will switch back to showers Thursday night which will continue through Friday. Highs will stay in the mid to upper 50s.
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.
Have a great day! ~Meteorologist Melissa Frey
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