The storm system that has been bringing rain to the Portland, Ore., area is weakening, but will bring more rain, some snow and colder air into Thursday.
"Overnight Wednesday, the low temperature will be in the mid- to upper 30s," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Andy Mussoline.
The overnight low on Tuesday was about 15 degrees warmer, at 45 degrees F.
Daytime temperatures on Thursday will struggle to reach the low 50s. Some lingering showers are also possible.
"A few inches of snow could accumulate in the Cascades at altitudes above 2,500 feet," Mussoline said. "Travel over the passes could be slippery early Thursday morning."
Wintry and violent weather will avoid the New York City area through the weekend.
Wintry and violent weather will avoid Boston through the weekend, but northern New England may not be so fortunate.
Wintry and violent weather will avoid the Baltimore area through the weekend.
Following unusual warmth during the weekend, the wintry chill returns to Detroit in time for the Christmas Holiday.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
Ice, rain and snow are slamming the United States from Texas to Maine.
Chicago, IL (1993)
Only 0.2" of snow to this point in the season an all time low for so late in the season.
Portland, MI (2001)
34 consecutive days with measurable rainfall.
Elk Park, MT (1983)
Unofficially -64 degrees F. (nation's all time record low is -70 degrees F.).