NWS: Cold Front Bringing Rain And Wind

The National Weather Service reports that a cold front is passing through the southern Oregon coast Tuesday and Wednesday. This front will bring unseasonably cold air to the area. Strong gusty winds and rain will accompany the front and temperatures are forecasted to fall to below normal. Snow levels are predicted to drop to around 2,800 feet by Wednesday morning, bringing in 3 to 6 inches of snow over all Cascade passes and 1 to 3 inches over Siskiyou Summit. Snow amounts of 3 to 6 inches are possible on the higher portions of Bear Camp Road.

Snow levels may drop down to lower passes like Sexton Summit as well, but with the longer days and higher sun angles, soil and road temperatures should be warm and it will be difficult for snow to accumulate at high elevations. Cold night temperatures will bring below freezing temperatures east of the Cascades Tuesday night and Wednesday night.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 and is filed under Local News, State News, Weather Warnings.