Mountain Weather Forecast:
Here’s your latest installment in the middle-of-the-bell-curve forecast series.
Today looks about like it looks right now. Intermittent flurries, intermittent freezing fog, intermittent random forms of cold and wet precipitation. The snow level is hovering around 5500’ right now, but will drop to 4000’ by 7pm. Winds today, all day, will be W at 20ish. Total precipitation today will be .1-.25” of WV, for, well, not much more snow than we’ve seen already.
Tomorrow looks cloudy with very light and intermittent snow flurries for a total of .1” of WV, or an inch of new snow at most. The snow level will fall to the surface, at least in the Gorge, tomorrow. Winds will be NW at 10-20 down low, 20-30 up high, slowly fading to light and variable by 7pm.
We might see some lingering clouds on Monday morning, but skies should clear by midday for a dry, cold day on Mt. Hood. Winds will be light in the morning, building to E 15-20 in the evening.
Tuesday looks clear, cold and calm, with the freezing level at the surface.
Gorge Wind Forecast:
Incoming cold air will filter in to eastern Washington and Oregon starting late tomorrow or early Monday. I’m not sure you’ll want to be on the water, as it’s going to be below freezing out there, but here’s the wind forecast: By Monday morning, we’ll have easterlies in the 25ish range. As the cold pool builds in the desert, winds will pick up into the 30-40 range by Tuesday.
Have a great day today! Pray for snow…
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