Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ken Jernstedt Airfield (K4S2)

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

Rain

37°F

3°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 08:15 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Hood River OR

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly after 10am.  Snow level 1000 feet. High near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain.  Snow level 400 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 10pm.  Snow level 2300 feet rising to 3300 feet after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain.  High near 50. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  Snow level 2200 feet. High near 44. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Snow level 1300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Snow level 800 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly after 10am. Snow level 1000 feet. High near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Snow level 400 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 10pm. Snow level 2300 feet rising to 3300 feet after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain. High near 50. West southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Rain. Snow level 2200 feet. High near 44. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Snow level 1300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Snow level 800 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 1000 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 500 feet rising to 1100 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 900 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Snow level 600 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Hood River OR
 45.67°N 121.53°W (Elev. 400 ft)
7:41 am PST Feb 26, 2024
8am PST Feb 26, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
 
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