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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Current Conditions

Northern Oregon Cascades

Zone Forecast

  • Today Rain and snow showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level 3500 feet. Snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches...heaviest near santiam pass. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Rainfall amounts a tenth to a quarter of an inch.
  • Tonight Cloudy. Rain and snow showers in the evening...then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Snow level 3000 feet. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Rainfall amounts a tenth to a quarter of an inch.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers in the morning...then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Breezy. Free air freezing level at the surface in the afternoon. East wind 15 to 25 mph.
  • Saturday Night Clear...breezy. Free air freezing level at the surface. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Free air freezing level at the surface. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow after midnight. Snow level 3500 feet.
  • Monday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Snow level 3000 feet.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 3000 feet.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Snow level 2500 feet.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Free air freezing level at the surface.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Free air freezing level at the surface.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Free air freezing level 4500 feet.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Free air freezing level 5500 feet.