EUGENE, Ore. -- Showers are back on Friday morning as cold front moves in after a dry, sunny day on Thursday. Rain will be very spotty during the morning but will become more widespread during the afternoon and evening.
Friday: Rain showers. Snow level 2,500 feet, rising to 4,000 feet. Highs in the low 50s.
Saturday: Rain showers. Snow level 4,000 feet. Highs in the middle 50s.
Sunday: Rain showers. Snow level 4,000 feet. Highs in the middle 50s.
Monday: Rain. Snow level 4,000 feet. Highs in the middle to upper 50s.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy w/ chance of showers. Snow level 4,500 feet. Highs in the middle to upper 50s.
April Fool's Day: Partly sunny w/ chance of showers. Snow level 3,000 feet, rising to 4,000 feet. Highs in the middle to upper 50s.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy w/ chance of showers. Snow level 3,500 feet. Highs in middle to upper 50s.
Showers continue on Saturday as warm frontal precipitation sticks around through the evening. That will be followed by a cooler upper-level trough digging into the Pacific Northwest on Sunday bringing additional showers.
Rainfall will be light in the interior valleys through Saturday, measuring close to 0.25 inch. The coast and higher elevations will be closer to 0.75 and 1 inch.
Snow levels will start around 2,500 feet and rise to between 4,000 to 4,500 feet. Cascade snowfall in the passes through the weekend will measure between 6 and 12 inches.
Another front will arrive on Monday bringing more rain to the region. Unsettled weather will continue on Tuesday. Beyond that, models differ some, but wet weather looks to continue into the middle of next week.
This continued wet pattern will help put a dent into our overall dry March. The rainfall deficit for the month is sitting between -1.57 inches in Roseburg to as much as -4.58 inches at the coast in North Bend. The snowpack is also down, with Willamette Basin at 88% of normal and the Rogue/Umpqua Basin at 71% of normal.
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