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  • 54°
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: ESE 12 mph
  • Humidity: 100%
  • Visibility: 4.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 54°
  • Pressure: 29.76 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Thursday
  • Chance of a Thunderstorm
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Chance of T-Storms
  • Friday
  • Rain
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Rain
  • Saturday
  • Rain
  • High: 64 °
  • Low: 52 °
  • Rain
  • Sunday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 57 °
  • Low: 48 °
  • Chance of Rain
  • Monday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 55 °
  • Low: 52 °
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Forecast for Portland, Oregon

Updated: 2:00 AM PDT on October 23, 2014

  • Thursday

    Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. High of 61F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Thursday Night

    Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 52F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Friday

    Overcast with rain. High of 61F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Friday Night

    Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 52F. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with rain. High of 64F. Windy. Winds from the SE at 5 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

  • Saturday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Sunday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Sunday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 48F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Monday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 55F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.

  • Tuesday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Wednesday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Clear. Fog early. High of 64F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Mostly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Partly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday

    Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 5:28 am PDT on October 23, 2014


... Potential for strong winds this weekend for southwest
Washington and northwest Oregon...

A low pressure system is forecast to develop well off the
northern California coast Friday and move northeast toward the
Oregon and Washington coasts and then inland on
Saturday... potentially bringing high winds to the coast and even
the Willamette Valley. If high winds do occur... they would knock
down trees and cause power outages as well as make driving
difficult... particularly in high profile vehicles and on bridges
and overpasses. At this time it looks like the highest winds would
occur late Saturday afternoon and into the overnight hours.

Visit www.Weather.Gov/Portland for updates.


Bowen

311 PM PDT Wed Oct 22 2014

... Wet and windy through the weekend for southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon...

A moist and slow-moving frontal system is bringing widespread
heavy rain to southwest Washington and northwest Oregon today. The
band of heaviest rain will slowly shift southeast through this
evening... before becoming confined to the Lane County Cascades
overnight. Expect numerous Post-frontal showers to continue
across the region through Thursday.

Storm total rainfall totals upwards of 1.5 to 2.5 inches are
expected in the inland valleys by Thursday afternoon. Coastal
locations are expected to receive 2 to 4 inches of rain... and 3 to
6 inches of rain are forecast for most of the Coast Range and
Cascades.

Minor urban flooding is possible due to Autumn Leaves clogging
storm drains. Additionally... there is a possibility of minor
flooding on a couple of fast responding small streams and rivers
due to the heavy rain. Burn scar areas from recent wildfires in
the Cascades may also be subject to debris flows or mudslides. All
of this will be monitored closely over the coming days.

After a lull on Thursday night and early Friday... another strong
system may affect part of the area later Friday into this
weekend. Details on this system are still uncertain... but it
appears southwest Washington and northwest Oregon are in for
another period of wet and windy weather.



 Record Report  Statement as of 04:52 am PDT on October 23, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Vancouver WA and Portland
or yesterday...

A record rainfall of 1.7 inch(es) was set at Vancouver WA yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.06 set in 1963.

A record rainfall of 1.88 inch(es) was set at Portland or
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 1.31 set in 1951.



Personal Weather Stations

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Location: Portland - West Hills, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 51.7 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: Lair Hill, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.8 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: Bridlemile, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:57 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.60 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Hillsdale, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.18 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Multnomah Village North, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: N of Bridlemile School, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:49 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: Westerly, NW Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:57 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: South Burlingame, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.6 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: MesoWest Fremont Bridge West (I-405 MP 3. OR US ODOT, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:20 AM PDT

Temperature: 54 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 91% Wind: SW at 9 mph Pressure: - Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Richmond / Stripling Weather Network, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:59 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Portland Rowing Club, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 54.1 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: South at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.06 in Graphs

Location: Waverleigh Heights, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:52 AM PDT

Temperature: 54.1 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.75 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Sullivan's Gulch, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 56.1 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.50 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Irvington, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 54.7 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Laurelhurst, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.4 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.59 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Smith School, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:59 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: Creston Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.7 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.09 in Graphs

Location: Raleigh Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.1 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.75 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Forest Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:54 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.1 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 28.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.06 in Graphs

Location: SW Portland - Tryon Creek, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: West Slope, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:00 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.4 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.07 in Graphs

Location: Torreyview, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.6 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 95% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.06 in Graphs

Location: Woodstock, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 54.2 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 90% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Crystal P (West Haven), Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.5 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: South at 3.6 mph Pressure: 29.32 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: West Portland Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Ardenwald Station #1, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.4 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.06 in Graphs

Location: Garden Home, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:57 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: Mt Tabor, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:35 AM PDT

Temperature: 51.4 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 97% Wind: SE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.89 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.19 in Graphs

Location: Raleigh Hills, Beaverton, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.4 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Humboldt, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.4 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.06 in Graphs

Location: Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 56.7 °F Dew Point: 56 °F Humidity: 96% Wind: South at 5.0 mph Pressure: 29.67 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Graphs

Location: Portland - SE Lafayette, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:50 AM PDT

Temperature: 52.9 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: 98% Wind: North at 3.4 mph Pressure: 29.51 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Leahy & NW 94th Tr., Portland, OR

Updated: 6:02 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.5 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 94% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.74 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: East Beaverton, Beaverton, OR

Updated: 6:01 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 98% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: Forest Heights, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:00 AM PDT

Temperature: 51.8 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: SSW at 7.0 mph Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: Beaumont-Wilshire, Portland, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.5 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 88% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.75 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.05 in Graphs

Location: Milwaukie, OR

Updated: 6:03 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 100% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.04 in Graphs

Location: Hollywood-Rose City Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:56 AM PDT

Temperature: 53.1 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 99% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Portland or 
306 am PDT Thursday Oct 23 2014 


Synopsis...there is a considerable amount of cold air cumulus 
offshore that will spread into our forecast area today for showers 
and possibly a few thunderstorms...especially north. The next rather 
strong low pressure system will approach from the south on Friday as 
a warm front lifts north Friday and Friday night. The associated 
strong cold front is likely to move onshore Saturday and Saturday 
night as the low pressure center also moves through the Pacific 
northwest...with a bout of fairly strong winds at the coast and 
possibly inland. Yet another front is likely early next week. 


&& 


Short term discussion...Thursday through Sunday...there is a 
good area of cold air cumulus and showers with a bit of consistent 
lightning off the Washington coast that will spread onshore today for 
more showers with occasional moderate to heavy rain. There is some 
instability associated with them...so a threat of a few thunderstorms 
exists especially in the north half of our forecast area. Some 
showers will linger into tonight...but then all the models show a new 
low developing at the base of the offshore long wave trough...then 
lifting north toward our area on Friday. While some details vary 
amongst the models...the models generally show a warm front lifting 
north through our area Friday into Friday night for some more rain 
while causing east winds to0 develop. Then a strong cold front moves 
through the area Saturday and Saturday night for more rain. The 
associated surface low moves onshore late Saturday...although models 
disagree on where...and could produce some strong southerly winds at 
the coast and possibly inland as well. Will be keeping a close eye 
on this system and model trends over the next 24 hours with 
potential for significant winds in the valley Saturday night. 
Bowen/Tolleson 


Long term...Sunday night through Wednesday night...an active weather 
pattern will persist through the long term forecast with frontal 
systems moving across the region every 24 to 48 hours. A warm front 
ahead of the next system should generate light precipitation Sunday 
night and Monday. Snow levels will be around 5000 feet Sunday and 
Monday so Cascade passes may see some snow but no significant 
accumulations are expected. Models are in decent agreement about a 
cold front Monday night and into Tuesday with increased rain. Showers 
will continue behind the front Tuesday night into Wednesday...then 
another front is expected Wednesday afternoon or evening with much 
less agreement among the models. In fact the 00z GFS is almost 
completely out of phase with the 00z Euro in the upper levels 
starting midweek. Bowen/tj 


&& 


Aviation...with the cold front down into SW Oregon this morning 
showery weather will be the rule today and tonight. VFR conditions 
are expected to prevail most of the time...but brief periods of MVFR 
or IFR conditions are likely to accompany some of the showers especially 
before 03z this evening. 


Kpdx and approaches...expect VFR conditions to prevail today and 
tonight...but there is a chance for MVFR conditions with some of the 
showers through 03z. 


&& 


Marine...quieter conditions expected on the coastal waters today and 
Friday with winds generally under 20 kts and seas slowly subsiding to 
just under 10 feet by Friday. 


Another potentially strong storm system is expected for the weekend. 
Although there remains a bit of uncertainty withe both the track 
and strength of the low...a deep low pressure system is expected to 
approach from the SW Friday night...and move NE up off the Oregon coast 
Sat...and inland over northwest Washington Sat night. This is likely to bring 
another round of gale force winds and possibly even storm force 
gusts late Sat into Sat night...with steep wind driven seas building 
as high as 20 feet. A coastal jet would likely enhance nearshore 
winds Sat evening. 


&& 


Pqr watches/warnings/advisories... 
or...none. 
Washington...none. 
Pz...Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas until 2 am PDT Friday 
for coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence or out 
60 nm. 


Small Craft Advisory for rough Columbia River bar until 
9 PM PDT this evening. 


&& 


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This discussion is for northwest Oregon and southwest Washington 
from the Cascade crest to 60 nautical miles offshore. The area is 
commonly referred to as the forecast area. 
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