EUGENE, Ore. -- It’s another foggy start on Wednesday in the Willamette Valley, but skies will again clear throughout the day. Temperatures will be slightly warmer on Wednesday with highs in the low 50s. The normal high temperature for the date in Eugene is 50 degrees.
Wednesday: Morning fog then gradual clearing. Highs in low 50s.
Thursday: Afternoon showers. Snow level 3,000 ft. Highs in upper 40s.
Valentine’s Day: Mostly cloudy w/ isolated showers. Snow level 2,000 ft. Highs in upper 40s.
Saturday: Rain. Snow level 2,500 ft, rising 4,000 ft. Highs in upper 40s.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy w/ showers. Snow level 2,500 ft. Highs in upper 40s.
President’s Day: Mostly cloudy w/ isolated showers. Snow level 2,000 ft. Highs in upper 40s.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in low 50s.
The next cold front will push through on Thursday bringing periods of rain and mountain snow. Rainfall accumulations will be relatively light, with between 0.1 to .25 inch along the coast and the interior valleys. The Cascades will likely only see 2 to 4 inches of snow above 3,500 feet.
Rain will be followed by post-frontal showers on Friday. These showers will be light and mainly along the coast and elevated terrain with the valley being in a shadow. These isolated showers will also bring some snow in the Cascades above 2,000 feet, where another 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible.
An even stronger system will arrive on Saturday bringing steady rain and mountain snow through the weekend. The snow level through the weekend will likely fluctuate between 2,500 and 4,000 feet. Snowfall through the weekend, will likely be measured between 2 to 3 feet.
Post-frontal showers will continue on Sunday and early Monday, as high pressure builds offshore. This will ultimately lead to a drying trend through the middle of next week.
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