Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salem - McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.90493°NLon: 123.00096°WElev: 207ft.

Mostly Clear

52°F

11°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 8 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.55 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 Mar 01:50 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Salem OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Snow level 2300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Snow level 1900 feet rising to 2600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Snow level 2400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Snow level 2400 feet. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Snow level 2300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Snow level 1900 feet rising to 2600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Snow level 2400 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 10am. Snow level 2400 feet. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Salem OR
 44.91°N 123.01°W (Elev. 171 ft)
2:10 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
2pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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