A cold front will come through overnight bringing a swath of rain through the area. Snow levels will drop as the cold front comes through down to 5,000-6,000'. Minor accumulations are possible at the highest Cascade peaks. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY continues for the Curry County coast until 4AM Tuesday, with breaking waves at 25 feet. A WIND ADVISORY continues for the Shasta Valley in Siskiyou County until 10PM this evening, with winds up to 35 MPH and gusts to 45 MPH.
After some lingering morning showers, we'll dry out pretty quick for your Tuesday. Highs in the 40s and 50s for most areas. Ahead of the next storm system, it'll turn very windy Wednesday. Parts of the viewing area are under a HIGH WIND WATCH for Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday Night. Parts of the Rogue Valley could even see advisory level winds on Wednesday.
More rain arrives Wednesday night, first along the coast. As this next storm system rolls through, snow levels will drop quick through the day down to 4,000' ft by later Thursday then down to 3,000' for much of the Cascades into Friday. More rain and snow showers are expected through the day on Friday. Some impactful snow is looking more and more likely with this system. Good news for folks wanting to see Mount Ashland get some much needed snow. Eveyone will also have to contend with cooler and below average temperatures as well late in the week into the weekend.
Expect the active weather to continue this weekend with rain and snow chances. Snow levels will remain much lower than what we've seen recently.
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