Dry weather will begin this Tuesday, but wet weather will finish it as the next storm system rolls into the region from the Pacific Ocean. Skies today will remain cloudy and winds will be gusty at timesprimarily from a southeasterly direction. The next few days will be wet with plenty of opportunities for moisture.
The Willamette Valley will sit under mostly cloudy skies all day long. Highs this afternoon will warm into the upper 40s and lower 50s. Rain will begin to fall in the evening; sometime between 4 and 7 pm. Showers will persist through the overnight hours and into Wednesday morning. Wednesday is looking cloud and wet with anywhere between 0.25-0.6" of rain. Thursday morning we'll see a brief break in the rain before more showers return Thursday afternoon and evening. Temperatures on Thursday will remain in the mid 50s.
The Oregon Coast is looking exceptionally wet this week. Showers will roll through the area this evening and persist off and on for the rest of the workweek. Highs today will end up in the mid 50s. Tonight, lows will fall into the id 40s. Wednesday will be saturated nearly all day long. Highs will boost a few degrees with afternoon temperatures around 60. Thursday rainfall will take a short break in the morning before returning for the afternoon hours. Temperatures on Thursday will be in the mid to upper 50s.
The Umpqua Valley will have rain today as well, though it will hold off until the evening hours. Highs today will be in the lower 50s under cloudy skies. Rainfall will arrive overnight and carryover into Wednesday. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid 50s with showers off and on all day long. Like the rest of the state, Thursday morning will be temporarily dry before more rain arrives Thursday afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s on Thursday.
Updated Tuesday morning by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on December 1, 2015.
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