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  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 27 at 12:13PM PDT until August 29 at 2:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 12:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2 p.m.
  • ...THE FIRST SUBSTANTIAL RAIN IN QUITE SOME TIME EXPECTED OVER
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON LATE THIS WEEK AND
    ESPECIALLY THIS WEEKEND...
    ...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...
    A BIG CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    AND NORTHWEST OREGON AS THE FIRST SUBSTANTIAL RAIN IS EXPECTED
    OVER THE AREA LATE THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND.
    THIS COULD BE THE MOST RAIN MOST AREAS IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    AND NORTHWEST OREGON HAVE SEEN SINCE MARCH. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
    THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL PROBABLY RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES ALONG
    THE COAST AND OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS AND IN THE SOUTH
    WASHINGTON CASCADES...WITH 0.75 TO 1.5 INCHES IN THE OREGON
    CASCADES AND 0.5 INCHES OR HIGHER IN THE VALLEYS.
    THE RAIN WILL BE PRODUCED BY THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY
    LOCATED OFF THE COAST AS IT MOVES ONSHORE AND INLAND INTO THE
    PACIFIC NORTHWEST LATER THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND. THIS SYSTEM
    WILL BE PICKING UP SUBSTANTIAL MOISTURE...SOME OF IT OF TROPICAL
    ORIGINS...AND SPREADING IT ACROSS OUR AREA BENEATH A 110 KNOT
    UPPER LEVEL JET. AFTER A BRIEF PERIOD OF RAIN SPREADING ONSHORE
    LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING...THE HEAVIEST PERIOD RAIN WILL BE
    LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING AS A STRONG DISTURBANCE
    MOVES THROUGH. ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
    EARLY SUNDAY AS ANOTHER FRONT MOVES THROUGH.
    IN ADDITION...A STRONG SURFACE LOW IS NOW FORECAST TO MOVE NORTH
    ALONG THE COAST LATER FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THIS MAY
    BRING HIGH WINDS TO THE COAST AND OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS...
    WITH WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO LIKELY EXTENDING INLAND INTO THE
    VALLEYS AND OVER THE CASCADES.
    IF ALL OF THIS COMES TOGETHER AS EXPECTED...THIS RAIN WILL LIKELY
    EASE THE DRY FIRE CONDITIONS DRAMATICALLY OVER SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO.
    THE RAIN AND THE WIND WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR THOSE WITH OUTDOOR
    ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY
    STAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...BUT CLIMBING AREA MOUNTAINS IS NOT
    RECOMMENDED.
    IN ADDITION...OILS THAT HAVE BUILT UP ON ROADWAYS DURING THE
    EXTENSIVE PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER THIS SUMMER WILL CAUSE THE ROADWAYS
    TO BE EXTRA SLIPPERY DURING THE FIRST PART OF THE COMING RAIN EVENT.
    BE SURE TO SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION...AND LEAVE EXTRA SPACE BETWEEN
    YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU.

  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 27 at 12:13PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 12:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 2 p.m.
  • ...THE FIRST SUBSTANTIAL RAIN IN QUITE SOME TIME EXPECTED OVER
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON LATE THIS WEEK AND
    ESPECIALLY THIS WEEKEND...
    ...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...
    A BIG CHANGE IN THE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    AND NORTHWEST OREGON AS THE FIRST SUBSTANTIAL RAIN IS EXPECTED
    OVER THE AREA LATE THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND.
    THIS COULD BE THE MOST RAIN MOST AREAS IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    AND NORTHWEST OREGON HAVE SEEN SINCE MARCH. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
    THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL PROBABLY RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES ALONG
    THE COAST AND OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS AND IN THE SOUTH
    WASHINGTON CASCADES...WITH 0.75 TO 1.5 INCHES IN THE OREGON
    CASCADES AND 0.5 INCHES OR HIGHER IN THE VALLEYS.
    THE RAIN WILL BE PRODUCED BY THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY
    LOCATED OFF THE COAST AS IT MOVES ONSHORE AND INLAND INTO THE
    PACIFIC NORTHWEST LATER THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND. THIS SYSTEM
    WILL BE PICKING UP SUBSTANTIAL MOISTURE...SOME OF IT OF TROPICAL
    ORIGINS...AND SPREADING IT ACROSS OUR AREA BENEATH A 110 KNOT
    UPPER LEVEL JET. AFTER A BRIEF PERIOD OF RAIN SPREADING ONSHORE
    LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING...THE HEAVIEST PERIOD RAIN WILL BE
    LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING AS A STRONG DISTURBANCE
    MOVES THROUGH. ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
    EARLY SUNDAY AS ANOTHER FRONT MOVES THROUGH.
    IN ADDITION...A STRONG SURFACE LOW IS NOW FORECAST TO MOVE NORTH
    ALONG THE COAST LATER FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THIS MAY
    BRING HIGH WINDS TO THE COAST AND OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS...
    WITH WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO LIKELY EXTENDING INLAND INTO THE
    VALLEYS AND OVER THE CASCADES.
    IF ALL OF THIS COMES TOGETHER AS EXPECTED...THIS RAIN WILL LIKELY
    EASE THE DRY FIRE CONDITIONS DRAMATICALLY OVER SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO.
    THE RAIN AND THE WIND WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR THOSE WITH OUTDOOR
    ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY
    STAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...BUT CLIMBING AREA MOUNTAINS IS NOT
    RECOMMENDED.
    IN ADDITION...OILS THAT HAVE BUILT UP ON ROADWAYS DURING THE
    EXTENSIVE PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER THIS SUMMER WILL CAUSE THE ROADWAYS
    TO BE EXTRA SLIPPERY DURING THE FIRST PART OF THE COMING RAIN EVENT.
    BE SURE TO SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION...AND LEAVE EXTRA SPACE BETWEEN
    YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU.