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Wednesday: a few dry days in the forecast…

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The Forecast

Mt. Hood Snow Forecast – 5000′
4a-8a 8a-12p 12p-4p 4p-8p 8p-4a
Wednesday
2000′-2500′
Thursday
2000′->7000′
Friday
7000′->10,000′-6500′

Mt. Hood Weather Forecast

Snow has been falling all night on Mt. Hood, and it will continue to fall this morning. By afternoon, the clouds break above 6000′ with partly to mostly cloudy sky below that. A few flurries could fall overnight in the clouds. The snow level will be 2000′ to 2500′ all day and all night with about 0.4” water equivalent (WE) during the day. That’s 3-4” of new snow on top of the 4” that fell last night. Just a trace falls in the evening. Wind today will be WNW 25 int eh morning, NW 20-30 in the afternoon, and NW 15-20 overnight.

Public service announcement: Timberline is ending their reservation system starting on Saturday. Starting then, they will be operating on a first-come, first-served basis. They request that you do not tackle their road before 7am (it’s not plowed), and recommend that you arrive before 9am to get one of the limited parking spots. Other announcement: Meadows opens on Monday. Teacup is groomed every day this week and weekend.

Thursday starts clear above 5000′ and cloudy below. By afternoon, the sky clears above 3000′, and in the evening, the sky clears all the way down to the low fog zones. The freezing level will be 2000′ in the morning, 6000′ in the afternoon, and 7000′ overnight. A few flurries could fall during the day, but no accumulation happens. Wind: NW 15-20 early, NW 10-15 int eh afternoon, and WSW 10-15 after midnight.

Friday looks clear all day long. The free air freezing level will be 7000′ in the morning, 10,000′ in the afternoon, and 6500′ overnight. No precip. Wind: WSW 10-15 early, SW 10-15 in the afternoon, and WSW 25-40 after midnight. Next round of precip is maybe/maybe not scheduled for Saturday. Even if it happens, we’re only looking at an inch or two of snow.  

Gorge Wind Forecast

Gusty light westerlies start the day Wednesday. Winds pick up to 15-18 from Mosier to Arlington mid morning through early afternoon before fading. After 1pm, it’ll be 10-13 east of The Dalles and 5-10 west of there. Tomorrow starts with light westerlies. Afternoon wind picks up to 10-13 through the whole Gorge. On Friday, you can expect easterlies at 20-25 all day long.  

Coast, Jones, Sauvie’s

As needed until next spring and summer.  

Hood River Weather Forecast

Rainy weather Wednesday morning turns mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Temps will be in the low 40’s early and mid 40’s later. Light to moderate westerlies. 99% chance of rainbows. Thursday starts cloudy and ends mostly cloudy. Temps will be in the mid 30’s early and upper 40’s later. Light westerlies. No rainbows. Friday starts with Nothing and ends clear. Temps will be near freezing early and in the upper 40’s later. Light 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.  

Cycling

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!

Temira

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.