Record temperatures return to the region for Wednesday! Sunshine and warm air moving in from California will help to keep many locations in the mid to lower 80s. Cooler weather is just around the corner with rain arriving by the weekend.
The Willamette Valley should see high temperatures breach the 80s on Wednesday as well. Skies will remain sunny with only a few high cirrus clouds overhead. Come Thursday, more sunshine is expected but temperatures will drop by about 10 degrees or so. Meaning highs will range in the lower 70s. Friday will continue the dip. Expected highs in the lower 60s with some late day showers and thunderstorms. The weekend will likely end up wet with 50s.
The Oregon Coast should see another day of sunshine and pleasant weather. Highs will warm to the upper 60s on Wednesday. Blue skies will dominate the day. On Thursday, upper 50s are expected with a few extra clouds, but still dry. Then come Friday, wetter weather is expected in the afternoon with mid 50s for the weekend and plenty of rain.
The Umpqua Valley has some heat instore as well. Highs on Wednesday will reach the mid 80s, likely breaking some records across the county. Then, come Thursday, we’ll cool down a little. Highs will drop in the mid 70s. For Friday, lower 60s and some afternoon thunderstorms are possible. At this point the weekend remains clouds cool and wet.
Updated Tuesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on April 24, 2018.
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