Monday December 9
From below zero temps in Eugene (with 8" snow) to 7F in Portland,
it was a bitterly cold weekend. Conditions this morning aren't much
better, with single digits up to 16 around the Willamette Valley.
You'll recall expectations last week were for warmer, wet systems to
knock on the freezer door as early as Tues. Well, that has now been
pushed back to sometime Thur, or with the latest run, into Fri. Many
of us want warmer temps, as already the heating bill for December will
cut into disposable income in January. Anyway, the Arctic event will
hold for most - with incremental bumps up in daytime temps - through
Wed or Thur at least.
The weekend will be damp, with temps in the 40s and mostly cloudy.
Many folks will find out late this week if their plumbing protection
program worked, as the great thaw of December 2013 begins.