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Winter Weather is Coming Back

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METEOROLOGIST MELISSA FREY’S FORECAST DISCUSSION:

A warm front brought back the clouds and even a few showers overnight, but is keeping us quite warm. We started the day in the upper 40s and low 50s and will climb back to the mid 50s this afternoon.

The warm air won’t stay for long though, as a cold front will move in early Wednesday morning. This will first bring rain to all of western Oregon, and eventually snow for many folks.

The freezing level will drop to about 1,000 feet by Thursday morning and possibly as low as 700 feet by Thursday afternoon.

It’s likely that the valley will see at least snow/rain mix during the day Thursday and Friday, with chances for sticking snow overnight Thursday night and Friday night.

The hills above 1,000 feet will see sticking accumulating snow from Thursday morning through Saturday. The Cascades will see over a foot of snow by the end of the week.

Stay tuned this week and we’ll keep you updated on the snow level and possibility for snow on the valley floor.

Have a great Tuesday!
-Meteorologist Melissa Frey

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