A storm system is heading for the Pacific Northwest and will bring the opportunity for rain back to the region by the end of the week. These chances for rain will remain small as the storm will hit North America in northern Washington and southern Canada. The approaching holiday weekend should be fairly pleasant.
The Willamette Valley will see temperatures in the lower 60s. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy. A few showers are possible in higher elevations, but everyone else should remain dry. Friday's clouds will be a touch more common with temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Rainfall is possible, but it will be light and intermittent. Saturday begins a warming trend. Temperatures to start the weekend will be in the mid 60s. By Monday they should be in the 70s.
The Oregon Coast will see partly to mostly cloudy skies as we head into Thursday. Highs will be in the lower 60s with very minimal rain chances. On Friday, rainfall is possible with additional cloud cover. Temperatures will be coolestin the lower 60s and upper 50son Friday. This weekend temperatures gradually warm back to the mid 60s as sunshine returns and rain ends.
The Umpqua Valley will see a high temperature in the mid 60s on Thursday. Skies will be partly cloudy with more sun in the afternoon than the morning. Friday should see a few extra clouds but the area will remain dry as well. Highs will be in the mid 60s on Friday but are likely to hit 70 by Saturday. Sunday and Monday will be well into the 70s. Memorial day should have sunshine and high temperatures close to 80s.
Updated Wednesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on May 25, 2016.
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