Saturday: sun above, Nothing below

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The Forecast

Mt. Hood Snow Forecast – 5000′
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Mt. Hood Weather Forecast

Saturday will be sunny all day on the mountain, and the skate skiing at Teacup will be downright awesome in the morning. Informational update: Meadows has decided to delay their opening from November 27th (day after thanksgiving) to November 30, (the next Monday). Back to Saturday’s forecast: the free air freezing level will be about 5000′ int eh morning, 8000′ in the afternoon, and 9000′ overnight. No precip. Wind: light and variable early, S 5-15 in the afternoon, and SW 10-20 overnight.

Sunday starts clear, turns cloudy late morning, and tacks on light snowfall int eh evening. The snow level will be 9000′ early, 5000′ when the snow arrives, 3000′ overnight, and then 1000-1500′ after midnight when another system arrives. Just a trace of snow falls by sunset, and just an inch overnight. Wind: SW 10-20 early, W 25 in the afternoon, and W 35 after midnight.

Monday looks snowy, cold, and windy. The snow level will be 1000-1500′ early, 2000′ in the afternoon, and 4500′ after midnight. About 0.3” water value (WV) falls during the day, for 3-4” of dry powder. Flurries fall overnight. Wind: W 35 early, NW 30-35 in the afternoon, and NW 10-15 after midnight.

Tuesday looks dry during the day and snowy overnight with up to 6” of new. As of right now, the forecast contains significant moisture, 2-3” during the 24 hour period known as Wednesday. There’s some disagreement around the snow level, but at this point, it appears there will be quite a bit of snow.  

Gorge Wind Forecast

East wind at 10-15 near Rooster and Stevenson Saturday morning picks up to E 25-30 this afternoon. River flow is 142kcfs, river temp is 50, and high temp today is 48. Sunday starts with 30-35 near Rooster and 20-25 near Stevenson. The wind goes calm midday and turns around to W 11-14 through the whole Gorge in the afternoon. Monday: light westerly to start the day and W 10-13 everywhere after 11am.  

Coast, Jones, Sauvie’s

As needed until next spring and summer.  

Hood River Weather Forecast

Nothing starts the day. Sunshine arrives in the afternoon. Temps will be right at freezing early and in the upper 40’s later. Light wind. No rainbows. Sunday starts with Nothing, turns cloudy, and adds some drizzle in the evening. Temps will be in the low 30’s early and low 40’s later. Light wind early. Light westerlies later. 18% chance of rainbows. Monday looks rainy in the morning and sprinkly in the afternoon. Temps will be in the mid 30’s early (wet snowflakes possible) and mid 40’s later. Light westerlies. 99% chance of 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.  


11/8: GP will be closed through December for upgrades. Contact HRATS if you’d like to help. Motorized use is open on ALL Hood River County Land now. Do be aware of the possibility of freeze-thaw (muddy) conditions\. Do not ride if it was below freezing last night and is above freezing when you want to ride. The soil structure will be liquefied, and you will do permanent damage to trails.  

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Local Events

Weekly events: The Kainos Coffee run happens in The Dalles every Tuesday morning at 6am. There are sailboat races at the Hood River Marina every Wednesday evening. Dirty Fingers has a group mountain bike ride (bring lights) Wednesday nights at 5:30pm. Cheno has an outdoor HIIT workout at Griffin House in Hood River at 6pm on Wednesday nights. There is a BLM rally every Tuesday evening at 5:30 at the Salmon Fountain in Hood River, and there’s a White Coats for BLM rally every Thursday at noon at 12th and May in Hood River.   Have an awesome day!


By Temira

Temira Lital is a recreation and travel weather forecaster based in Hood River, Oregon. She's also a mental health counselor. Temira bikes, skis, windsurfs, paddles a SUP, swims in mountain lakes, and has a giant garden. Most recently she's taken up SUP foiling. Temira is powered by La Croix, steak, and beets.