Portland Just Experienced Its Warmest St. Patrick’s Day in 41 Years

It’s hard to believe.  Just 11 days ago we had a snowy day with high temps in the mid 30s in Portland.  Remember the day it was dumping snow all day long but hardly sticking?  Or just 9 days ago some parts of the metro area had a 1-3″ dumping of snow during the evening hours.

How things have changed! The well-advertised upper-level ridge along with a warming atmosphere is firmly in place over the Pacific Northwest.

Satellite Surface

The mild offshore (easterly) wind flow plus solid

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