Thursday will likely end up as a break in rain across the state of Oregon. Clouds will stay overhead however, with not a lot of sunshine in the forecast. The dry Thursday should quickly turn into rainfall by late Thursday evening and Friday morning.
The Willamette Valley will be under some fog to start out Thursday. This fog and low clouds will likely stay across the region for the majority of the day, meaning temperatures wont warm much. Highs will be in the mid to upper 50s. After about 8pm or so on Thursday rain should return to the area and linger into Friday. Friday itself will be fairly wet and cloud. Temperatures should remain in the mid 50s. Saturday will likely see rain and mid 50s as well. Come Sunday, sunshine might be more common with a small opportunity for rain.
The Oregon Coast will see a mostly dry Thursday. Rain will fall on Thursday, but not until the late afternoon. The majority of the day should see mostly cloudy skies with dry conditions. Highs will end up in the mid 50s. Rain arriving Thursday night will stay with us into Friday—which is looking fairly saturated. High temperature Friday may get very close to 60 degrees for a few spots. The weekend will likely start wet, with rain falling for much of Saturday. Sunday however may end up drier, with only a few morning showers.
The Umpqua Valley will see morning fog and drier weather for Thursday. Sunshine won’t be common, but spotted on occasion. High temperatures will manage to get very close to 60 degrees. In the late afternoon and evening on Thursday showers may appear, associated with our next storm system. Rainfall should be common on Friday with temperatures in the mid 50s. Saturday will be wet as well, but come Sunday drier weather should return to the area for about half a day.
Updated Wednesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on March 22, 2017.
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