More Warmth Ahead

After taking a little break this weekend, I come back to very June-like weather maps.  So what kind of weather map looks like June?

500 millibar heights through the next 7-10 days remain quite high with just weak disturbances passing by to the north from time to time.  It’s quite possible that we won’t see a soaking rain for 10 days.  That is very unusual for late April or early May. 

00z GFS has ridging over us late this week and again the middle of next week.  These periods will be the warmest days of the next 7-10, then we cool off inbetween with onshore flow.

In the short term, onshore flow tonight shouldn’t be strong enough to push cloud cover inland much, but tomorrow night’s push will be much stronger.  We may struggle to get any sun on Wednesday as a result.

11 Responses to More Warmth Ahead

  1. Justin says:

    Why are you getting excited again? Just a question, but 80 really is nothing special here at this time of year. Wait till summer, maybe we’ll have a 100 degree day, but I don’t see why you guys are talking about it incessantly.

  2. alex says:

    isnt it funny how 2-3 weeks ago we were talking about how cold it will get and how much snow will fall but now we changed the subject to warm,hot temp and all that..lol

  3. alex says:

    dang some serius heating 1 hour ago i saw 60 on pdx fox 12 oregon thing now the temp is 68 in one hour +8.0 f warmed up thats pretty fast, 76.0 on friday now i think by thursaday mark will change it to 79 or 81 around that besides 79 feels like 80 if your outside, 97 felt like 100-105 about 1 year ago yeah last summer our highest temp we went was 97 here in gresham wasnt a record pdx hit 97 also i dont think that was a record either

  4. Derek Hodges says:

    I checked weather channel and they show an 82 a few days after the 83 they have on Friday, this is fun to track.

  5. Derek Hodges says:

    I checked weather channel and they show an 82 a few days after the 83 they have on Friday, this is fun to track.

  6. Derek Hodges says:

    May warm up again a little after this coming warm spell. All models point to it really heating up.

  7. Derek Hodges says:

    Hey yeah..I have been saying that for like four days! LOL And not changing my mind either. Low eighties Friday.

  8. alex says:

    gfs is puting +16c on 10 day forcast (10th day) thats 85-89

  9. alex says:

    same as weather channel they put their high for gresham 80 now its a 83.0

  10. alex says:

    dosnt anyone see that everytime fox 12 oregon refreshes to a new weather forcast the high temp on friday is going up it was 70 3 days ago now its 75 we might just hit higher than that on friday!!

  11. Ian says:

    im loving it. the chance to get on the boat in nice warm weather 2 straight weekends in April is awesome.
    weekend before last i was up at mt. st. helens playing in the powder, while it was snowing. this weekend i got sunburned on the boat. man, i love the northwest!

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