Rain is here. The next few days will bring a decent shot
of precip. Freezing precip will challenge patrons along the
gorge and lower Columbia basin.
By Friday, the precip will clear away as colder air from the
north works its way south. Dew points may tease out some
fog, but it looks fairly DRY and quite chilly - over the weekend
on into early the week of Feb 3. ICY roads, etc will be in play,
should a sky clear be near you.
Concern: Some model runs suggest COLD modified Arctic
air will drop down over the PNW, or at least move close enough
to clip the region with the coldest outbreak since the early
Expect rain, mountain snow before a chilly weekend around
the PNW. The following week will turn either quite cold, SNOWY
at nearly all elevations, with a modified Arctic event possible, or
it will be rainy before turning chilly and dry.