Temps Drop After Wednesday

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Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion:

Tuesday’s 90° high temperature was the 19th time this year over 90°. We still have a chance at 90° today as well. This is the sixth hottest summer on record for Eugene and September is following suit with June, July and August. This is also still the driest year to date that we’ve ever recorded.

A large ridge of high pressure has set up shop over western Oregon. This means clear skies and off shore flow after brief morning fog. High pressure at the surface as moved inland from yesterday, this means a return to southwest winds. Our highs will be the same, but the humidity values will be higher with pacific air moving in making it feel more muggy. Highs in the valley will be in the low 90s Tuesday and upper 80s Wednesday through Friday.

A cool down comes next week when highs drop to the low to mid 70s Monday and Tuesday. We could also see chances for rain starting Sunday.

Stay cool and have a great day!

~Meteorologist Melissa Frey

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