A winter storm warning remains in effect from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday, with heavy snow expected.
A higher accumulating snow storm will start on Saturday and end on Sunday morning.
In the northern and western suburbs, the precipitation should be all snow, starting in mid-afternoon and becoming moderate to potentially heavy at times as the night progresses.
The second half of the week will be an improvement with a warm front moving north Sunday night. Lows in the teens will be possible in spots that normally are colder, such as Eugene. Gusty conditions will lead to significant blowing and drifting snow once again, which will also once again cause concern on the roads.More news: India, Iran have a common stance on combating terrorism, says Rouhani
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High pressure will give us some sunshine this morning along with a seasonably cool day, but clouds move in by the afternoon ahead of our next storm system. West northwest wind to 8 miles per hour.
After a couple days of warm temperatures, temperatures return to subfreezing levels for most overnight tonight. The strongest wind gusts will occur across the Waterville Plateau, along and south of I-90 across the Columbia Basin. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.
Saturday: Rain. High near 51. Winds may gust as high as 18 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. The high will be near 66, with a south wind of 9 to 17 map, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. A south wind of 11 to 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30 miles per hour, is possible. South wind around 9 miles per hour.
While Friday's fog should evaporate by late morning, the rain will continue on and off throughout the day, forecasters said.
A weekend snowstorm is on the way and promises to blanket the region with up to 6 inches of snow. South southwest wind 15 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour.