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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

Dave

So far today...

High: 49°
Precip: 0.00"
Low: 48°
Normal
Record
50°
64° (1949)
39°
13° (1985)
Sunrise
7:22am
Sunset
4:32pm
Precipitation
 
Normal
Sunday
0.47"
0.20"
This Month
2.34"
4.20"
Since 1/1
33.41"
29.11"
Since 10/1
8.28"
7.20"

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Monday, November 24 5:10 AM

Thanksgiving week will be mainly wet.

Today's weather starts out dry, cloudy and foggy in spots. However, steady rain returns by evening. Daytime highs will be in the low 50s.  Tonight, rain continues. Lows will be in the mild upper 40s. Tomorrow, expect rain to continue. Projected rainfall amounts: .25" to .50" of rain.

Thanksgiving week travel over the Cascades is looking mild and mainly wet. After a few inches of snow near the passes tonight, mainly rain will fall each day.  Snow levels rise to above six thousand feet.

Looking ahead, VIPIR computer models show the likelyhood of a wet Thanksgiving Day forecast. Highs will be in the mid 50s.

Rhonda

 

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