Pacific Northwest Heatwave Likely

  The Pacific Northwest is going to feel the heat for the next week as mother nature opens up the oven door in what has the potential to be the longest stretch of hot weather in several years. Models are coming into agreement today that a strong ridge of high pressure will build across the region Friday and hold through most of next week. Low level winds at […]

Record Setting Temperatures Today & Tomorrow Across Region

  Daytime temperatures will soar today and Thursday as mother nature turns up the heat on the Pacific Northwest for the first time since last fall. A ridge of high pressure continues to build across the region today and will hold through Friday before a return to cooler and perhaps even wetter weather over the […]

Another Very Wet March

Well folks, you do not need me to tell you that it has been a wet March. In fact, three of our top ten wettest March’s on record at PDX have occurred in just the past few years. Portland is likely to get even more rainfall before midnight Monday night. Could we break the all-time […]

Historic February Arctic Blast Recap

  As the big thaw continues, the winter of 2013/14 will go down in the record books after three unprecedented February snow and ice storms in just five days blanketed the region. As of Monday morning, the Portland International Airport has received more than 7″ of snowfall for the month of February. This now qualifies […]

Arctic Blast This Week, Snow Possible Next Weekend

The groundhog says six more weeks of winter and mother nature is going to deliver. Computer model guidance is now locked in on a solution that will bring a rare February arctic blast to the Pacific Northwest beginning Tuesday and lasting throughout the week. By next weekend, there is the potential for an area wide […]

Much Colder Weather Next Week Likely

Groundhog or no groundhog, mother nature appears poised to let the Pacific Northwest know that winter is not over just yet! Confidence is increasing in computer model guidance closing in on a solution that has the potential to bring much colder weather across the entire Pacific Northwest next week. If models verify, this would be the coldest air since the arctic blast […]

Much Colder Weather Likely Next Week Across Pacific Northwest

If that image above does not tell a story, I don’t know what does? When we took these head shots, we just added this one in for fun thinking we might need it some day. Well, that day may be nearing. After several days of wavering, computer weather model guidance is closing in on a […]

Big Winter Tease or Real Deal?

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. For those who forecast and track the weather this is the time of year where our eyes become a little more focused when we look at forecast models and maps. Today’s three major models are now in agreement that the week after Thanksgiving could go from ho hum to […]

Coldest Weather of Season Possible Next Weekend

COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND? MAYBE! BUT WHERE? The following may sound like a foreign language, however, I will get to the bottom line at the very bottom. Today’s (Sunday’s) 12z weather models (Euro, GFS and several GFS Ensembles) are getting pretty close to spilling the coldest air of the season into […]

Morning Storm Recap

Morning Storm Recap A strong morning storm raced across Oregon and Washington bringing with it strong wind, heavy rain, power outages and some downed trees. Just after 8AM, a strong squall line embedded within the front swept across the Portland / Vancouver metro area from Salem north to Kelso, WA. Peak wind gusts at the […]

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