By Rod Hill on 09-Oct-15 10:49.
A cold front packing rain and wind will roll across the Northwest Saturday and Saturday night, bringing a taste of cool wet days to come! The coast will see strong southwest winds, gusting 40-50 mph and possibly higher.
By Rod Hill on 30-Sep-15 13:17.
Portland's water year, (October 1st-Sept. 30th), ends with a deficit of just over 4.00 inches. All of the deficit has come since April and piled up the months of April, May and June which led in part to the horrible fire season.
By Rod Hill on 26-Sep-15 18:31.
I expect clear skies for Sunday evening's full, "SUPER" moon and total Lunar Eclipse. The so-called Harvest Moon will be the closet full moon to earth of 2015, making it a "SUPER" moon. At the satellite's closet point, the moon will be 221,753 miles from Earth.
By Rod Hill on 12-Aug-15 08:09.
Sunset tonight will be 8:23 and we should have a mix of partly cloudy skies or mostly clear conditions unless late day Cascade thunderstorms develop and throw cloud cover back over the metro valley. Experts say to look low in the northeast sky shortly after sunset.
By Rod Hill on 01-Aug-15 13:10.
July continues Portland's trend of hot summer weather! The average high, low and mean temperatures at PDX for the month were all the second warmest on record:
AVERAGE HIGH: 86.7 - 6.1 degrees above normal
AVERAGE LOW: 61.1 - 3.3 degrees above normal
AVERAGE MEAN: 73.9 -
By Rod Hill on 28-Jul-15 11:40.
FORECAST UPDATE JULY 29TH: FORECAST MODELS SHOW POSSIBLE 100 DEGREE TEMPS THURSDAY & FRIDAY, FOLLOWED BY 90s THIS WEEKEND. MONDAY - TUESDAY COOL DOWN MAY BE "FOOLS GOLD", MEANING HOT AIR MAY STICK AROUND INTO TUESDAY.
By Rod Hill on 01-Jul-15 11:41.
It comes as little surprise that JUNE 2015 was the warmest on record at PDX in nearly every category!
Here is the list of records:
1. Highest average maxium temperature: 82.7 degrees, 9 degrees above normal.
By Rod Hill on 10-Jun-15 11:18.
Portland and Salem are grabbing a spot in weather history for what some may say are all the wrong reasons. A combination of dry weather and near record hot temperatures so early in what is called meteorological summer may have bad consequences down the road as fire season looms.
By Rod Hill on 02-Jun-15 08:14.
By Rod Hill on 05-May-15 17:08.
Despite warm temperatures last winter, Portland will likely see a comfortable, Northwest summer! The National Weather Service projects above normal temperatures for all of the west through July and likely into August.