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By Dave Salesky

6.14" of rain in October that's over 3" above normal. Now it looks like drier weather is returning for at least the first week of November. Go figure, this is turning into an interesting fall.

A weak ridge will begin to build across the region tonight, keeping us dry. I do expect wide spread areas of fog on Friday morning. Some areas could see visibilites below 1/4 of a mile.

After the fog lifts we should have partly to mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will remain in the low 60s, about 5 degrees above average.

Through at least the middle of next week we'll have no better than a 40% chance of rain. Freezing levels will remain well above pass levels.

Tonight's low 51
Friday's high 60


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High: 59°
Precip: 0.00"
Low: 55°
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Friday, October 9, 2015

Fog, clouds and eventually a little rain will all be part of your Friday forecast.

A Dense Fog Advisory is posted for our entire valley area until 10 AM today. The advisory also covers the Coast Range and Cascade Foothills. Visibility has dropped below a mile in many spots- making driving conditions challenging coming into Portland and Vancouver. Drive with caution.

Later today, light rain will develop in the afternoon. Daytime highs will rise to near 70 degrees under mostly cloudy skies.  Rain amounts will likely be very light. Expect a cloudy evening with low temperatuers staying warm-near 60 degrees overnight. Tomorrow's weather turns rainy with a stronger front passing over the Pacific Northwest. Wind will be strong along the coast (gusts near 50 mph), as well as very high surf (15-20 feet).

Valley residents can expect rain into the afternoon with amounts near a quarter of an inch. Sunday will be drier- turning partly cloudy by evening. Next week's forecast looks mainly dry and much warmer by midweek. The weather rollcoaster continues!



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