Rainfall returns to the area our Thursday. Skies will remain mostly cloudy with showers falling off and on throughout the day. Multiple waves will push through western Oregon, meaning it’ll rain for a few minutes before drying for an hour or two ahead of another wave of rain marching through the state.
The Willamette Valley should see some rain around the area for Thursday. Rain will be off and on with highs around 60 degrees. Skies will have a few peeks of sunshine, but overall will remain gray all day. Friday morning might see a few early morning showers, but should be drier. Highs on Friday will end up in the upper 50s. On Saturday we’ll be back in the mid 50s with partly cloudy skies. On Sunday we’ll have mid 50s with the beginning of the next storm moving into the area.
The Oregon Coast will see some gusty winds on Thursday with periods of rain moving through the region. Highs will be in the lower 60s with mostly cloudy skies. Rainfall rates may be heavy at times, but overall showers will be light and spotty. Friday will likely start off with some early morning rain that will turn over to drier weather. Highs will be in the upper 50s. This weekend drier will begin on Saturday, but come Sunday some wetter weather may return to the area.
The Umpqua Valley should be in the mid 60s for our Thursday. Rain will make an appearance as well, mostly in the afternoon and evening. Showers end Friday morning and overall Friday will be dry. Highs will make it to the mid 60s on Saturday and Sunday with mostly cloudy skies overhead. Early next workweek the next storm will roll through the region bring with it a return in moisture.
Updated Wednesday evening by meteorologist Travis Knudsen on October 19, 2016.
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