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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: 55°
Precip: Trace
Low: 55°
Normal
Record
61°
75° (1965)
45°
33° (1980)
Sunrise
7:36am
Sunset
6:13pm
Precipitation
 
Normal
Tuesday
0.04"
0.11"
This Month
1.48"
1.71"
Since 1/1
26.61"
23.62"
Since 10/1
1.48"
1.71"

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Wednesday October 22nd 6:00

 Record Breaking rain today in the metro area.

As of 4:30 this afternoon PDX has picked up 1.56" of rain in Vancouver 1.31" has fallen. In Portland that shatters the old record of 1.31" set in 1951. A strong cold front has moved across the metro area. Heavy rain is now turning showery across the area.

Cool and showery weather will continue overnight and through Thursday. A chance of thunderstorms will be possible in the afternoon on the Oregon Coast. Temperatures will stay cooler than average for this time of year. Highs will only reach the low 60s.

Another storm, the remains of Hurricane Ana wil bring another round of heavy rain and wind later this week and weekend.

Tonights low 55

Thursdays high 61

Dave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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