Happy Thanksgiving! Wet weather returns for the holiday and the extended forecast has a few wet days in it as well. Cool weather slowly returns through the coming weekend.
The Willamette Valley is heading into clouds and rain for Thanksgiving. Highs will occur early in the day—sometime around 10am before then cooling as a cold front move through. Temperatures in the early afternoon should hover in the lower 50s. Rain appears heaviest in the morning and lighter in the afternoon and evening. Friday should end up somewhat drier. High temperatures will be cooler, in the lower 50s. While much rain is not expected on Friday, clouds will stay. Rain returns for the weekend with low 50s and upper 40s.
The Oregon Coast will see clouds, wind, and rain for the holiday. High temperatures will hover around the middle 50s before cooling to the upper 40s Friday morning. Rain on Thursday will taper off by Friday, leaving behind clouds and the occasional peek of sunshine. For Friday, high temperatures will stay in the middle 50s. Rain returns for the weekend with more wind.
The Umpqua Valley should see clouds and rain for our Thanksgiving Thursday. Gusty winds will make an appearance as well. The warmest part of the day is in the morning where temperatures are expected in the upper 50s around 10 am. Afterwards they will cool down the lower 50s by the early evening. Rain diminishes for Friday, though clouds will linger overhead. Our next storm arrives over the weekend keeping the forecast gray and wet.
Updated Wednesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on November 22, 2017.
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