Today 1/26 -
Scattered showers for the entirety of Central and Southern Oregon as well as Northern California. There could be periods of sustained snow in the Cascades due to upsloping. Snow levels are lowering and will get to near 4500 feet later today into this evening. 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible above 5000 feet especially later. Expect breezy to windy conditions for the entire area. Highest winds will be at the Coos and Douglas County coastal and in the mountains above 5000 feet with winds reaching 20 to 30 miles an hour. Highs will be in the mid 40s to the mid 50s for the valleys west of the Cascades, low to mid 50s for the coastal areas, 20s to near 40 for the mountains with temperatures falling rapidly this afternoon, and near 40 to the low 50s east of the Cascades.
Frequent showers for all areas with sustained snow likely for the Cascades. Snow levels 4500 to 5000 feet. Expect 3 to 6 inches of snow in the Cascades north of Highway 58, 1 to 4 inches of snow in the Cascades from Highway 58 south, and an inch or less from Highway 140 south for all mountain areas, and also for the mountains east of the Cascades. Expect breezy to windy conditions for all areas. Highest winds will be at the Oregon coast, and the mountains, with winds reaching gusts of 15 to 30 miles an hour at times. Lows will be in the low 30s to the mid 40s for the valleys west of the Cascades....warmest temps in the low to mid 40s in inland Coos and Douglas Counties, mid to upper 40s at the coast, mid 20s to the mid 30s for the mountains and near 30 to the mid 30s east of the Cascades.