Tuesday’s temperatures take a tiny tumble. The heat seen around the region on Monday will diminish—only slightly—by Tuesday. Skies remain sunny and no rain will fall in the state. A bigger cooldown arrives on Wednesday with a few extra clouds.
The Willamette Valley should see highs on Tuesday in the mid to upper 80s. A few gusty winds are possible for the afternoon, but most of the day should see light winds. Cooler air arrives on Wednesday, bringing with it partly cloudy conditions. Temperatures Wednesday afternoon will end up in the lower 70s. Thursday’s forecast remains in the 70s with mostly sunny skies overhead and no rain.
The Oregon Coast has sunny skies and upper 60s on the way for Tuesday. Winds will gust in the afternoon and evening, but the morning winds will stay light. On Wednesday, mid to lower 60s are possible with a few overhead clouds pushing into the area from the north. Thursday looks like a close repeat of Wednesday with no rain on the way.
The Umpqua Valley will drop temperatures by a couple degrees on Wednesday. Highs should end up around 90 degrees—with some spots in the 80s, others in the lower 90s. Skies stay clear and the region dry. On Wednesday, partly cloudy skies arrived with a stronger northerly wind. Temperatures on Wednesday should end up in the mid to lower 70s. Thursday will likely be in the 70s as well.
Updated Monday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on May 22, 2017.
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