Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ken Jernstedt Airfield (K4S2)

Lat: 45.67457°NLon: 121.53493°WElev: 600.0ft.

light drizzle

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 29.62 in (1003.05 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 05:55 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Hood River OR

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after noon.  Snow level 400 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Snow level 1100 feet lowering to 600 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 1pm.  Snow level 200 feet rising to 900 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light west wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Snow level 500 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Snow level 300 feet rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain showers.  Snow level 800 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers.  Snow level 500 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Snow level 1400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Snow level 800 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after noon. Snow level 400 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 1100 feet lowering to 600 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 1pm. Snow level 200 feet rising to 900 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light west wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Snow level 500 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Snow level 300 feet rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain showers. Snow level 800 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. Snow level 500 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Snow level 1400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Snow level 800 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Snow level 1200 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Snow level 800 feet rising to 1600 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Snow level 1300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 900 feet rising to 2000 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Hood River OR
 45.71°N 121.51°W (Elev. 200 ft)
5:41 am PST Mar 1, 2024
6am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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