Last weekend of September brings record cold

By Rod Hill on 30-Sep-19 17:42.

The wild weekend weather was highlighted with Sunday’s headline of the coldest September
day on record for the Rose City!  Downtown Portland recorded a high temperature of 49 degrees,
becoming the only September day in 145 years of record keeping to not reach 50 degrees.

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First possible fall freeze

By Rod Hill on 26-Sep-19 17:41.

Today’s weak cold front is the first push of colder air returning to the Northwest.

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EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED

By Rod Hill on 10-Sep-19 00:01.

NWS confirms an EF-0 tornado Sunday for three minutes, 6:44-6:47 pm in western Multnomah County. Winds estimated at 65 mph, path length 800 feet by 360 feet wide at maximum.

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Tuesday sets record high temperatures

By Rod Hill on 28-Aug-19 00:01.

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
0425 PM PDT TUE AUG 27 2019

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE SET ON AUGUST 27TH, 2019...

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 98 DEGREES WAS SET AT PORTLAND OR
TODAY.

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EF-O Tornado Confirmed in Portland

By Rod Hill on 03-Jul-19 00:55.

Monday July 1, 2019

National Weather Service confirms EF0 tornado, Sunday at 5:24 pm, lasting 6 minutes, 3 miles N/NE of downtown Portland. Winds estimated at 80 mph, a 1 mile storm path width max width of 40 yards.

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Tuesday Weather Shift To Bring Needed Rainfall

By Rod Hill on 13-May-19 10:16.

Monday will bring one more warm, sunny afternoon with highs in the 70s before a cool, showery weather pattern returns Tuesday. Right now, rain is likely to develop Tuesday afternoon and mostly end by the evening hours. Valley rainfall tomorrow could reach .25 inches with highs in the low 60s.

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Summer Outlook 2019

By Rod Hill on 01-May-19 22:06.

 
 
The outlook from the National Weather Service May through July projects all of the western United States to see above normal temperatures when averaged over the three month period.  The map on the right shows a below normal rainfall pattern for the same

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WINTER ADVISORY, SNOW LIKELY TONIGHT

By Rod Hill on 26-Feb-19 23:24.

THE NWS has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Portland, Salem and all areas in purple on the map. This next round of snow starting mid to late evening and continuing through tomorrow morning may drop 1-3" of snow. The best chance of more than an inch will be in the hills and south of Portland.

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WINTER STORM WATCH TONIGHT - MONDAY

By Rod Hill on 24-Feb-19 14:55.

 
WINTER STORM WARNING SOUTH OF PORTLAND, INCLUDES SALEM
 
 
Below is the surface map mid-morning Monday from the GFS model. Note the  L center is
cutting across Crater Lake.

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Snow Likely For Portland

By Rod Hill on 08-Feb-19 00:00.

ALERT FOR LIKELY SATURDAY SNOW AND AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT
 
Confidence remains high that lowest elevations of the I-5 corridor from Albany to Vancouver

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