Sweet Sunshine! 70 Degrees!
Now that is more like it, right? Yes indeed! Temperatures across most of the Portland / Vancouver area reached or exceeded 70 degrees today (Saturday 4/23) for the first time this calendar year, nearly a month later than normal. It was almost as good as the Portland Trail Blazers comeback today! The average first 70 degree high temperature locally is April 1st. But don’t get to used to this nice weather because it looks like it will be short lived. Clouds and rain will be back in here tomorrow and continue for most of next week. Temperatures will be lucky to make it up to 60 this coming week. Sooner or later we will get some “real” warm weather in here. Longer range model data was hinting at a good push of warm weather for the first week of May, but that is quite a ways out at this point.