More widespread light showers by Wed night/Thursday. This rain will not be a washout by any means. High temperatures stay in the mid 70s this week. Watching for a warmer, sunnier, drier, more summer-like weekend.
Did you know….the month of July averages 9 days of cloudy skies, compared to 10 in August. The number of possible minutes of sunshine in the month of July is 28,400 and we average 19,596 minutes of beaming rays. This information is based on data from 1951 – 1995 at PDX.
KOIN 6 Weather Podcast: Tune into new weather podcasts launched every other Wednesday. In this week, we talk about backpacking around Oregon: Summer has arrived and folks are itching to get outside. Meteorologist Kelley Bayern chats with backpacking expert, Stephen Korpi of the Mountain Shop in Portland, about the outdoor essentials, the latest trends in ultra-light backpacking, and technical umbrellas meant for the trails.
Wildfires 2019: Curious about our wildfire potential this summer? Watch the KOIN 6 Weather Team’s digital special to take a deep dive into how our meteorologists look at fire forecasting and are getting ready for the 2019 fire season. Watch here.