Look for sunny days and clear nights as we move into a big warmup.

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Look for my latest Eugene Daily News column “A Gift To Each Of Us” and find the rainbow connection.

 

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Here is my new weekly weather quiz question. What is a “theodolite?” Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this page under the caption, then add your comment. The first person to post the correct answer will win a week of free personalized weather forecasts tailored to your needs. The answer has to be a comment to win. An email answer will not count. Good luck.

 

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An upper level high pressure ridge (shaded “Arch” shape) has taken over drying us out for the rest of the week into the weekend. Today is May first, but the weather will feel more like June by the end of the week into the weekend.

 

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Advisories: None at this time.

 

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Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Clear tonight, mostly sunny Thursday, clear at night, sunny Friday and Saturday, clear Friday night, clear Saturday evening, then partly cloudy Saturday night lows 35-46 highs 76-80. Sunny Sunday, mostly clear Sunday night, mostly sunny Monday, partly cloudy Monday night through Tuesday night, then a mix of clouds and sun Wednesday highs 84-72 lows 49-44 warming to 47 Tuesday night. (seasonal averages high 64 low 41)

 

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Forecast for the Umpqua Basin including Roseburg: Clear tonight, sunny and warmer Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with clear skies at night lows 38-48 highs near 84. Sunny Saturday and Sunday with clear skies Saturday night and mostly clear Sunday night, mostly sunny Monday, mostly clear at night, then sunny Tuesday highs 89-73 lows 50-52. (seasonal averages high 66 low 45)

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Forecast for the South Oregon Coast including Coos Bay and North Bend: Clear tonight, sunny Thursday, clear this evening and mostly cloudy tonight and Friday AM at the shore with areas of fog while clear inland tonight, sunny Friday, clear at night, sunny and warmer Saturday, clear in the evening, then partly cloudy late Saturday night lows 42-47 highs 62-75. Partly cloudy Sunday through Monday, mostly cloudy Monday night, partly cloudy Tuesday, then mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday highs 69-56 lows near 50. (seasonal averages high 57 low 45)

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Forecast for the Cascades of Lane County: Clear tonight, mostly sunny Thursday, mostly clear at night, sunny Friday and Saturday and clear nights free air freezing level 9,000 ft. tonight, 11,000 ft. Thursday and Thursday night, 12,000 ft. Friday and Friday night, then 11,000Friday and Friday night, sunny Saturday, then clear Saturday night lows 32-45 highs 66-68. Sunny Sunday, mostly clear at night, partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Monday afternoon and evening, partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers  Tuesday afternoon and evening, then partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Wednesday afternoon free air freezing level 11,000 ft. Sunday and Sunday night, then snow level above 8,000 ft Monday through Wednesday highs 69-55lows 46-36.

 

 

 

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**Because weather forecasting is a combination of science, intuition, and timing there can be no absolute guarantees that individual forecasts will be 100% accurate. Nature is in a constant state of flux and sudden unexpected weather events can happen.

 

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Get your local Eugene-Springfield news on-line at Eugene Daily News.com.

 

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