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Mt. Hood Weather ForecastSnow falls on Mt. Hood Tuesday night, all day Wednesday, and Wednesday night before dry weather returns for Thursday and Friday. Total snowfall for the week looks to be about a foot at 5000′.
Deets for Tuesday: low clouds at 6000′ this morning drop to 4000′ this afternoon. Above that? Sunshine. After sunset, a weather system moves in with snowfall. The snow level will be 4000′ in the morning, 5000′ early evening, and it will fall to 1500′ overnight. About 0.5” water equivalent (WE) falls overnight, for 3-4” of increasingly light snow at 5000′. Wind: W 20-25 in the morning, SW 20-40 in the afternoon, and W 30 overnight.
Wednesday looks snowy and moderately stormy as W and NW wind wring additional snow out of the clouds. The snow level will be 1500-2000′ all day. About 0.8” WE falls during the day, for 8-9” of lovely powder. Another 0.2” WE of pow-pow falls overnight, for a couple more inches of snow. Wind: W 30 in the morning, WNW 20-30 in the afternoon, and NW 15-25 overnight.
Thursday: clear and dry. The free air freezing level will be 1500′-2000′ in the morning, 6000′ in the afternoon, and 6500′ overnight. Wind: NW 15-25 all day. W 15 overnight. While the free air freezing level will start at 6500′ Friday and rise to 10,000′, some lower areas will start the day below freezing. Teacup, for example, will likely be in the 20’s to start the day. Keep that in mind for your waxing. Wind Friday: W 15 in the morning, SW 10-120 in the afternoon, and W 45 after midnight. Saturday might pick up a little snow, and it might just be cloudy for part of the day.
Gorge Wind ForecastFor Tuesday, light and variable wind sticks around all day. Wednesday starts with 5-10 through most of the Gorge with 15-18 east of Biggs. Afternoon wind levels out at 7-10 form Stevenson to Arlington. Thursday starts with light westerlies. Midday wind picks up to 11-14 all through the Gorge and then backs off to light westerly in the afternoon.
Coast, Jones, Sauvie’sAs needed until next spring and summer.
Hood River Weather ForecastPartly to mostly cloudy sky on Tuesday turns clear through the afternoon and rainy overnight. Temps will be in the upper 30’s early and upper 40’s later. Light and variable wind. No rainbows. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with showers and sprinkles. Temps will be in the mid 30’s early and mid 40’s later. Light westerlies. No rainbows. Thursday starts with Nothing and ends with partial Nothing. Temps will be in the mid to upper 30’s early and mid 40’s later. Light west wind. 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.
Cycling11/8: 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 EventsWeekly 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!