More snow is in the forecast for Western Oregon. Another storm sliding into the Pacific Northwest will bring a blast of cold and enough moisture to possibly bring snow to about 300 feet. Warmer weather should slowly return to the state by the end of the workweek.
The Willamette Valley should start of Tuesday with some chilly temperatures. Mid to lower 20s are possible for everyone. The day will stay primarily dry, but in the afternoon and evening a bit of moisture will move in. Highs on Tuesday will hover around 40 degrees. Tuesday night into Wednesday morning a light amount of snow will fall. Accumulations—at this point—appear light. Between a dusting and half an inch. Temperatures on Wednesday will reach the upper 30s. Then on Thursday, mid 40s are expected with a few lingering rain/snow mix showers.
The Oregon Coast will see some dry weather to being Tuesday. Morning lows are expected to start in the upper 20s, then warm to mid 40s for afternoon highs. Rain will slowly move along the coast from the north heading south. Showers are expected Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. High temperatures on Wednesday will again reach the middle 40s. By Thursday temperatures will be in the 50s with a few raindrops.
The Umpqua Valley will see likely begin Tuesday dry. Though temperatures will be cold—starting in the lower 20s. Come the afternoon and evening, rain returns. Highs will reach the mid 40s on Tuesday. Wednesday morning light snowfall is expected, but very little accumulation should be seen. Expected high temperatures on Wednesday in the mid 40s.
Updated Monday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on February 19, 2018.
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