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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


So far today...

High: 37°
Precip: Trace
Low: 24°
61° (2012)
22° (1985)
This Month
Since 1/1
Since 10/1

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Monday, November 30, 2015

Warmer and wetter weather coming but we're not out of the woods for freezing rain just yet.

19 degrees was the morning low in Hillsboro, 24 here in Portland. A few scattered showers are possible over the next few hours. Locally the showers will be rain but some spotty freezing rain or sleet is still possible in the Coast Range and gorge.

Another stronger weather system arrives late Tuesday it will bring warmer and  wet weather to most areas. The exception will be the Columbia River Gorge and Cascades. A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for those areas. In the gorge freezing rain will be possible from Multnomah Falls east.  The cold air would be fully scoured out until Wednesday.

From Tuesday through the end of the week a series of mild and wet system will arrive across the Pacific Northwest.  High temperatures will be in the upper 40s to low 50s and overnight lows in lower 40s.

Tonight's low 35

Tuesday's high 46





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