Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salem - McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.90493°NLon: 123.00096°WElev: 207.0ft.

rain,mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed WNW 11 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 25 Feb 11:20 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Salem OR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 5am.  Snow level 2600 feet lowering to 1600 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Snow level 1200 feet. High near 42. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 900 feet lowering to 500 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow likely before 10am, then rain.  Snow level 700 feet rising to 1900 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain.  Snow level 2800 feet rising to 4100 feet after midnight. Low around 41. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain.  High near 48. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Windy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain.  Snow level 1800 feet. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain before 4am, then rain and snow.  Snow level 1200 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Breezy. Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 5am. Snow level 2600 feet lowering to 1600 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Snow level 1200 feet. High near 42. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10pm. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 900 feet lowering to 500 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely before 10am, then rain. Snow level 700 feet rising to 1900 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Snow level 2800 feet rising to 4100 feet after midnight. Low around 41. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain. High near 48. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
Rain. Snow level 1800 feet. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Rain before 4am, then rain and snow. Snow level 1200 feet. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Friday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10am. Snow level 800 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Rain and snow. Snow level 1200 feet lowering to 600 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Rain and snow. Snow level rising to 1300 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Snow level 1400 feet lowering to 700 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Rain and snow. Snow level rising to 1700 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Salem OR
 44.94°N 123.11°W (Elev. 502 ft)
11:41 pm PST Feb 25, 2024
11pm PST Feb 25, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
 
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