Dry weather and sunny skies will make an appearance for the next few days before the arrival of a large, wet and cool storm system. The rain will arrive this weekend and stick in the region as we get into next week. High temperatures will drop to well below average as well.
The Willamette Valley should see highs around 70 degrees for our Thursday. Some fog and morning clouds will briefly make an appearance before the sun fills the sky. Friday will be more or less the same. High temperatures will be in the mid 60s with partly cloudy skies. The rain holds off until the weekend. Saturday should be in the lower 60s with dry weather in the morning and wet weather arriving for the afternoon and evening. Come Sunday, heavy showers will fall around the region. Temperatures will be below average with highs only hitting the mid 50s.
The Oregon Coast should see some patchy fog to being our Thursday. The fog and clouds will clear throughout the morning and highs will reach the mid 60s come the afternoon. No rain is expected on Thursday, but Friday might see the beginning of the coming storm with a few late day showers. Highs on Friday are only expected in the lower 60s. On Saturday, widespread rain will push in from the ocean. Highs will be around 60 degrees. Sunday’s temperatures will stay in the 50s with plenty of rain falling for the majority of the day.
The Umpqua Valley is heading into some rain as well. Highs will end up in the mid 70s for our Thursday. Skies will remain mostly sunny with only a few isolated areas picking up some early morning fog. On Friday, partly cloudy skies are expected but no rain. Temperatures to end the workweek should end up in the upper 60s. Lower 60s are forecasted for Saturday with rain appearing in the afternoon. Sunday will end up cloudy, wet and cool with highs in the lower 60s and upper 50s.
Updated Wednesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on September 28, 2016.
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