Saturday, 16 December, 2017

Portland Metro Saturday Weather: Rain, it is inevitable

WEATHEROUTLOOK    
     MOVING IN The snow will push down the country from the north on Thursday morning WEATHEROUTLOOK MOVING IN The snow will push down the country from the north on Thursday morning
Ben Pena | 04 December, 2017, 18:10

The likelihood of snow will increase in the evening and night as temperatures fall between -2 and +1 degrees. Windy, with a north wind 30 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 55 miles per hour. Thursday and Friday will be the coldest period of weather. Temperatures will range between eight and 10 degrees with light southwest breezes.

Forecaster Dean Melde of the Duluth NWS office said the storm was expected to begin late Sunday and through most of Monday as rain, switching over to snow late Monday afternoon.

After several days of icy temperatures last week, and a milder weekend, forecasters are predicting the mercury will plunge again later this week, with the chance of wintry showers for many places. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high in the low 50s, and a 60 percent chance of rain. Highest temperatures of just 3 to 6 degrees with moderate to fresh north to northwest winds.

Thursday's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with a high of 40 and an overnight low of 28.

Ashes exile Ben Stokes fails with bat for Canterbury
With a decision not to be made for several weeks, Stokes seems unlikely to play in England's current Ashes series in Australia. Eoin Morgan's touring party was due to be announced at the end of the English summer until Stokes's arrest over the incident.

"It's nothing brutally cold or especially unusual for this time of year", said Andrew Snyder, a meteorologist based at the National Weather Service office in Sterling, Va.

Met √Čireann has predicted that there will be snowfall in some parts of the country later this week as freezing temperature are expected to hit.

Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high in the upper 30s and a Friday-night low in the mid 20s, the weather service said.

Saturday, it will be sunny with a high near 39, the weather service said.

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