Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend
A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes. Read More...
Tonight Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 34 by 4am. Southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 32 by 10pm, then rising to around 37 during the remainder of the night. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy.
Christmas Day A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.