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An Atmospheric River runs through Washington, Portland gets soaked tonight

Your forecast from the KGW weather team, updated several times daily. This includes the outlook around Oregon and in Southwest Washington.

PORTLAND, Oregon — Warm temperatures is part of today's weather story.  A south breeze continues and early temps in the 50s will warm into the mid 60s during the day from Vancouver to Salem.  

Showers continue to be possible during the day, but most of the rain will be in the mountains, along the north coast and near and north of Longview.  A fetch of steady rain is expected over Seattle.  

Our local region will see steady rain arrive late this afternoon or early this evening.  Portland could pick up more than .50" of rain tonight into early Friday morning and amounts over Longview/Kelso could top an inch. 

The rain chance ends Friday morning and the entire weekend will be dry.  With the dry weather, we will see a return to chilly mornings.  Sunday morning could see freezing temps in wind protected areas.  East winds will pick up Saturday and become gusty in the usual locations to end the weekend. 

Showers return Monday.

Meteorologist Rod Hill, connect with me on FB

 

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