Warm days to get blown away Monday night

Joe’s Weather Blog Clock ticking on the warmth

The weather service also advised drivers in high-profile vehicles - SUVs, vans, trucks - to use caution until the winds subside.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 15.

The advisory will remain in place until 6 p.m. Thursday, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour expected to impact the eastern portions of Vancouver and Portland, and the cites of Camas, Washougal, Gresham and Troutdale, the weather service said. After a diminished period Monday evening, winds will shift west and increase to 20 - 35mph with gusts to around 45mph overnight into Tuesday afternoon.

The weather remains mild for one last day in early December here in Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for wet weather to stick around through the day and late into tonight, and then a drop in the thermometer right behind it.

Scattered snow showers are possible Tuesday night, with lows in the low to mid 20s (-5 degrees Celsius). North wind 6 to 10 miles per hour.

SATURDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon, high near 27.

The Cold: After reaching a high of 62 about midafternoon today, the mercury will plummet to a low tonight of 20 degrees.

We may see a lighter rain Wednesday and more Thursday when a secondary cold front moves through.

Friday night, the low will be around 22, according to the weather service.

Since little wind and no precipitation is expected this week, air pollution, including smoke particles from outdoor burning, may become trapped at the ground level, Bryant said.

A high near 43 Saturday, with sunny skies.

Sunday: Sunny with a high near 60.

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