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Tim Chuey Weather:

Still waiting to get rid of the freezing fog, but the wait is almost over. Your Tuesday morning will be a frosty one again.

High: 43
Low: 28
Rain: fog

high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape on the jet stream) has continued the fog and freezing fog to start the workweek. An upper air trough of low pressure (“U” shape on the jet stream) will return the clouds and chances for rain (which also means a bit warmer at night) by Wednesday night as a new frontal system moves in.

Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Mostly cloudy with areas of fog and freezing fog this AM, mostly cloudy with patchy lingering fog this afternoon, patchy evening fog, mostly cloudy with areas of fog late tonight and Wednesday AM, mostly cloudy with some patchy lingering fog in the afternoon, becoming cloudy with a good (50%) chance of evening rain, rain likely (60%) Wednesday night, cloudy Thursday AM and a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon with a good (50%) chance of showers, then partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Thursday night highs 36-43 lows 28-32. Partly cloudy with areas of fog Friday and Friday night, a mix of clouds and sun with areas of fog and a slight (20%) chance of showers Saturday, a (30%) chance of rain Saturday night through Sunday night, then mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain Monday highs 40-46 lows 30-35. (seasonal averages high 45 low 34)

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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