KGW weather forecast

KGW Noon forecast 1-19-17

Occasional rain continues in the western valleys today with highs in the upper 40s.  

A Freezing Rain Advisory continues through 6pm for parts of the Gorge; specifically Skamania and Hood River Counties. The cold air has been firmly entrenched there and shows very slow signs of warming above freezing.

A series of storms will bring steady rain or showers through the weekend. Valley temperatures will stay well above freezing. The snow level drops to about 2,500 feet for a several inches of new snow at the ski areas and in the passes.  There will likely be some light accumulations in the higher parts of the Coast Range as well, most likely on Friday and Friday evening.

Drier weather returns early next week, with morning valley fog and afternoon sun.  Tuesday morning may be the first time the Portland Metro area drops below the freezing mark but highs get back into the upper 30s to lower 40s with sunshine. 

KGW Meteorologist

Chris McGinness

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