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The fun weather continues. The Gorge is as bad as it’s been in recent memory, with massive coatings of ice everywhere. As I left my house this morning, I heard two huge branches come crashing down and saw the bright white light of an exploding transformer reflected on the clouds.
Its’ going to be a stormy day today, with dropping snow levels. The snow level will be around 2000’ this morning, falling to 500’ by this evening. We’ll see .7” WV (water value) for 7-8” of new by 4pm, followed by .3” by midnight for another 3-4” of snow. Wind will be WSW 45-50 early, going to WNW 40-45+ by 1pm and W 30-35 by 7pm.
Tomorrow looks cloudy and cold to start, with snow moving in later and a chance of brief freezing rain or sleet. The snow level will be around 500’ in the morning, but a stable-temp air mass moves in between 1pm and 4pm for a chance of the wrong kind of mountain precip. By 7pm, we’ll be back to snow. Total WV will be .4” between 10am and 4pm, for 1-2” of new, followed by .4” by 4am Monday for 3-4” of new. Wind will be SW 10-15 early, going to S 15-20 by 10am and SW 30-40 by 1pm, and then holding overnight.
Monday morning sees the freezing level back at 1000’, with partly cloudy skies and WNW wind at 25-35 all day.
Tuesday starts off dry, with warmer air moving in by 7am and precip starting midday, possibly as snow, but switching quickly to rain. Wednesday looks suspiciously tropical.
Have a great day today!
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