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Death Ridge To Kill All Interesting Weather For Next 10 Days

Death Ridge To Kill All Interesting Weather For Next 10 Days

The title reads like an Onion article, but it’s true. A massive ridge of high pressure will move into western North America today and stay there for the foreseeable future, putting an abrupt end to our normally stormy weather. In the summer, such a ridge would give us extreme warmth, and this ridge will indeed send freezing levels skyrocketing to over 10,000 feet. Unfortunately, because the surface emits more radiation at this time of the year than it receives from…

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More Snow For Portland This Week?

More Snow For Portland This Week?

I sincerely apologize for the delay in posts. I’ve had a very busy time lately – I moved to a new place in Northeast Portland (the Woodlawn neighborhood, to be precise) and have had very little time to blog. But now I have a much more relaxed schedule and can once again blog to my heart’s content! The 2016-2017 winter has been an emotional ride for snow lovers living in Western Washington and Oregon. Some in Oregon have seen massive…

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Thursday Morning Update

Thursday Morning Update

Good morning everybody! Snow just started falling in Portland a few minutes ago (around 9:37 for my neighborhood). The flakes are very dry and light and are getting blown this way and that by strong easterly gusts through the Columbia River Gorge. Speaking of gusts, let’s take a look at what Crown Point is doing this morning. We’ve had multiple gusts over 70 mph, with a peak gust off 78 mph at 5:36 this morning. Things are picking up here…

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