Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Airport (KPDX)

Lat: 45.59578°NLon: 122.60917°WElev: 20.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 12 MPH
Barometer 29.6 in (1002.37 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 02 Mar 03:05 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Portland OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Snow level 900 feet. High near 44. South southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 9pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 500 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 500 feet rising to 1300 feet in the afternoon. High near 45. South southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers likely before 1am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 1000 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 2pm.  Snow level 700 feet rising to 1700 feet in the afternoon. High near 45. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Snow level 1400 feet lowering to 700 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers.  Snow level 400 feet rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Snow level rising to 900 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Snow level 900 feet. High near 44. South southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 9pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 500 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 500 feet rising to 1300 feet in the afternoon. High near 45. South southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain showers likely before 1am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 1000 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 2pm. Snow level 700 feet rising to 1700 feet in the afternoon. High near 45. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 1400 feet lowering to 700 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers. Snow level 400 feet rising to 1200 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 4pm. Snow level rising to 900 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10pm. Snow level 1300 feet lowering to 500 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 400 feet rising to 1700 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 2500 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 2400 feet rising to 3400 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Portland OR
 45.53°N 122.67°W (Elev. 200 ft)
2:41 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
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