The weather pattern this week will feature the coldest weather of the season, and the week may end with snow.
A series of major winter storms will target Oregon through Monday. One storm could slip northward for a time this weekend.
Some snow fell in Salem and Portland, Ore., on Friday afternoon and created some travel issues.
According to Senior Meteorologist John Gresiak, "Just enough cold air may linger this weekend as moisture moves in from the Pacific Ocean to allow some snow to fall."
There is a chance of enough snow late Saturday into early Sunday to make for slippery travel from Olympia to Bellingham, Wash. Snow could even fall for a time around Portland, Ore.
Rounds of heavy snow are forecast for the Oregon and southern Washington Cascades into early next week due to several storms.
Temperatures are forecast to recover into the 40s later Sunday around Seattle, so that only rain falls around sea level and on the hills in the region.
Tropical Storm Matthew has formed in the Caribbean could take a turn toward the United States as a hurricane next week.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
Rain will spread over much of the northeastern U.S. into the weekend, but persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic.
A new typhoon is brewing in the western Pacific Ocean and could pose a risk to Japan, Taiwan and eastern China next week.
Thundery showers set to start this weekend will depart before the season's first National Football League game in London kicks off on Sunday.
Green Mts., VT (1991)
Snow flurries briefly whitened the ground and automobiles.
Gulf Coast (1998)
Hurricane Georges slams ashore near Biloxi, MS wind gusts as high as 172 mph numerous tornadoes touched down. 18.22" fell at Crestview, FL.
Snow in New England and Pennsylvania mountains.