Cold Start and Wet End to Week

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    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Monday 22 January 2018 Monday night: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning overnight. Amount 5 mm. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Showers. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Showers. Low plus 2. Thursday: Showers. High plus 4. Thursday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low plus 1. Friday: Periods of rain. High 6. Friday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Saturday: Periods of rain. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Sunday: Periods of rain. High 7.

  • Today’s conditions as of 6:01 pm January 22, 2018

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    N 49° 14′ 46.1″ :: W 124° 48′ 14.2″ Google View

We got down to a low of -5.1 on Monday morning. We should go down a little lower Tuesday before we start to warm up on Wednesday. Relatively anyway… Tuesday we could hit -10 or lower with a windchill. Last night they mentioned -18 as a possibility of windchill which is pretty bonechilling for us warm-weather west coasters.

On Thursday we have the possibility of a snow event. It will be all about timing. We’ll get a regular Pacific front coming at us with lots of moisture and warm air so the question will be how long can the cold air last in the valley before it is all washed or blown away.

Lots of potential there for slushiness on the roads and very heavy eaves troughs.

Enjoy the cold! I think this is a taste of what is to come for our winter.

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