National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late 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.
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Current Conditions

Athens County

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. East winds around 5 mph.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy and not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Tuesday Cloudy. A chance of showers...mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Showers likely. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Temperature falling into the mid 40s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Much cooler with lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Christmas Day Cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Breezy and much cooler with highs in the upper 30s. Chance of snow 30 percent.
  • Thursday Night Through Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.
  • Saturday Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.