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Saturday: sunny today, partly cloudy tomorrow, dry all week

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The Forecast

Mt. Hood Snow Forecast – 5000′
4a-8a 8a-12p 12p-4p 4p-8p 8p-4a
Saturday
11000′
Sunday
11000′->9000′
Monday
9000′-10000′

Mt. Hood Weather Forecast

Full-on sunshine is the plan for all of Saturday. Intermittent high clouds move in and out for the next few days. Dry, warm weather sticks around through the end of next week. After that? Probably colder and wetter as the pattern changes, but way too soon to know any details.

Saturday will be sunny all day. The free air freezing level (FAF) will be 11,000. Temps on the slopes start in the low 40’s and rise to 50 or higher. Wind: NE 10-20 in the morning, NE 5-10 in the afternoon, and NE 10-15 after midnight.

Sunday will be sunny in the morning and high overcast later. Temps will be near 50 all day falling to the low 40’s overnight with the free air freezing level around 11,000′. Wind: NE 10-15 in the morning, WNW 15-20 in the afternoon, and NW 20-25 overnight. Monday will be clear and then partially high overcast. Temps will be in the low 40’s all day with the free air freezing level at 8000′ early and 10,000′ in the afternoon. Wind: NW 20-25 in the morning, NW 10-15 in the afternoon, and light/variable overnight. That’s pretty much the weather through Thursday, at least. Have fun in the sun!

Note on wind speeds. Different wind directions are experienced in different ways on Mt. Hood. For example, west wind at 50mph will hit the slopes and exposed ridges at W 50. SW 50 may hit the ridges at SW 50, but will likely only be SW 20 below tree line. Hence the ranges for wind. Depends where you are on the mountain. Hopefully that helps clarify.  

Gorge Wind Forecast

Sunday’s wind: E 10-15 early building to E 35-40 at Rooster and 30-35 at Stevenson in the afternoon. River flow is 159kcfs, river temp is 38F, and high temp forecast is 43F. Sunday starts with 40-50mph at Rooster and 30-40mph at Stevenson. Afternoon wind drops to 20-25 at Stevenson and 30-35 at Rooster. Monday starts with 10-15 at Stevenson and 5-10 at Rooster. Afternoon: 10-15 at Rooster and 20-25 at Stevenson.  

Coast, Jones, Coast

Done until spring, unless there’s an obvious Coast or Sauvie’s or Jones day.  

Hood River Weather Forecast

Partial Nothing cloud Saturday morning should burn off. Temps will be in the mid 30’s early and low 40’s later. Easterlies. No rainbows. Sunday’s Nothing may stick around. Above it: sunshine in the morning and high clouds later. Temps will be in the upper 20’s early and low 40’s later. Easterlies. No rainbows. Monday may start with a partial nothing. That dissipates in the afternoon. Temps will be in the low 30’s early and mid 40’s later. Easterlies. No rainbows.

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Cycling

FREEZE-THAW ALERT: if you notice that temps were below freezing last night and will be above freezing today, don’t ride any trail that’s not under a tree canopy. If you do so, you WILL do significant damage. DON’T DO IT! Plentiful rain recently means most tree-covered trails are muddy. Please don’t ride them either. If you do, you’ll be doing significant and possibly permanent damage. No really, please don’t. There are lots of gravel roads and lots of pavement you can ride instead. Enjoy!  

Local Events

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Ferment’s Tuesday night 4-mile walk/run is back. Meet there at 6pm. At 7:15am on Wednesdays, there’s a run from the White Salmon Bakery. There’s a night-lit shop mountain bike ride with the Mountain View Cycles crew at Syncline on Wednesday evenings at 5:45pm.  

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Friday: lots of sun on the way

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The Forecast

Mt. Hood Snow Forecast – 5000′
4a-8a 8a-12p 12p-4p 4p-8p 8p-4a
Friday
8000′->10000′
Saturday
10000′
Sunday
11000′->8000′

Mt. Hood Weather Forecast

Mostly-sunny, warm, spring skiing weather continues through the middle of next week. There a hint of a pattern change towards the end of next week, but the exact timing of the return to wetter weather is still unclear. It can take a long time for a strong ridge of high pressure like this one to break down. In the meantime, put some yellow wax on your skis and enjoy the sun!

Looking at Friday, we have sun and downslope warming due to northerly wind. The free air freezing level (FAF) will be 8000′ this morning, 9000′ this afternoon, and 10,000′ after midnight. Wind: N 25+ this morning, N 20+ this afternoon, and N25 after midnight.

Saturday will be sunny. The FAF will be 10,000′ for the 24 hour period with temps rising to 50F+ on the slopes in the afternoon. Wind: N 25 in the morning, NE 10 in the afternoon, and NE 10 overnight. Sunshine continues on Sunday with a chance of a few clouds in the evening as a dry front swings through. The FAF will be 11,000′ most of the day and will drop to 8000′ overnight. Wind: NE 10 in the morning, NW 15-20 in the afternoon, and NW 20-25 overnight. Continue that high-elevation sunshine through the middle of next week. Spring skiing, everyone. Go get it!

Note on wind speeds. Different wind directions are experienced in different ways on Mt. Hood. For example, west wind at 50mph will hit the slopes and exposed ridges at W 50. SW 50 may hit the ridges at SW 50, but will likely only be SW 20 below tree line. Hence the ranges for wind. Depends where you are on the mountain. Hopefully that helps clarify.  

Gorge Wind Forecast

West wind starts today, but models are rather unclear on what will happen the rest of today. The weekend, however, brings easterlies. For Friday, we’ll have W 10-13 to start the day. It appears we could see a bump to 14-17. For the afternoon, we have the 12k model suggesting stronger westerlies and the 4/3k suggesting easterlies. Let’s go with light westerlies thanks to slightly stronger pressure offshore than inland. River flow is 159kcfs, river temp is 38F, and high temp forecast is 46F. Saturday starts with E 25-30 at Rooster and Stevenson with 20-25 at Viento. The wind picks up to 30-35 from Rooster to Stevenson in the afternoon. High temp: 43F. Sunday starts with E 35-40 at Rooster and Stevenson, fades to 20-25 midday, and fades to 10mph or so in the afternoon. High temp: 45F.  

Coast, Jones, Coast

Done until spring, unless there’s an obvious Coast or Sauvie’s or Jones day.  

Hood River Weather Forecast

Mostly clear sky starts the day and ends it. Temps will be in the low 40’s early and mid 40’s later. Light westerlies. No rainbows. Saturday may start with a Nothing cloud, but it will end clear. Temps will be near 30 early and in the low 40’s later. Easterlies. No rainbows. Sunday starts with a Nothing and ends clear. Temps will be in the upper 20’s in the morning and mid 40’s in the afternoon. Easterlies. No rainbows.

Looking for a complete Columbia Gorge forecast? Looking for more humor in your weather? Obscenities? You’re looking for my TATAS: Temira’s Awesome Travel Advisory Service on Facebook.  

Cycling

FREEZE-THAW ALERT: if you notice that temps were below freezing last night and will be above freezing today, don’t ride any trail that’s not under a tree canopy. If you do so, you WILL do significant damage. DON’T DO IT! Plentiful rain recently means most tree-covered trails are muddy. Please don’t ride them either. If you do, you’ll be doing significant and possibly permanent damage. No really, please don’t. There are lots of gravel roads and lots of pavement you can ride instead. Enjoy!  

Local Events

Please let me know about events. I often only hear about them if you folx let me know!

Ferment’s Tuesday night 4-mile walk/run is back. Meet there at 6pm. At 7:15am on Wednesdays, there’s a run from the White Salmon Bakery. There’s a night-lit shop mountain bike ride with the Mountain View Cycles crew at Syncline on Wednesday evenings at 5:45pm.  

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