John Day Basin

 Special Statement  Statement as of 2:54 PM PST on March 1, 2015


... Much colder low temperatures expected over the next several
nights...

Low temperatures Monday morning will be a somewhat warmer due to
cloud cover... but Tuesday morning through Thursday morning are
expected to again be in the teens and twenties area wide. At the
same time... single digits will be possible in the mountains and
normally colder plateaus and higher valleys. Tuesday and Wednesday
nights will be the coldest. The coldest low temperatures will be
about 10 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of year... and
several locations have not seen temperatures this cold since early
January.

Any early season vegetation that may have begun to grow will be
in danger of being damaged during this period. If you can... move
any sensitive vegetation indoors away from the cold... or protect
it the best you can. If you must be outside overnight or during
the early morning hours be sure to be prepared for the colder
temperatures and dress warmly. During the afternoon hours each
day temperatures are expected to recover nicely to near seasonal
levels.



254 PM PST sun Mar 1 2015

... Much colder low temperatures expected over the next several
nights...

Low temperatures Monday morning will be a somewhat warmer due to
cloud cover... but Tuesday morning through Thursday morning are
expected to again be in the teens and twenties area wide. At the
same time... single digits will be possible in the mountains and
normally colder plateaus and higher valleys. Tuesday and Wednesday
nights will be the coldest. The coldest low temperatures will be
about 10 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of year... and
several locations have not seen temperatures this cold since early
January.

Any early season vegetation that may have begun to grow will be
in danger of being damaged during this period. If you can... move
any sensitive vegetation indoors away from the cold... or protect
it the best you can. If you must be outside overnight or during
the early morning hours be sure to be prepared for the colder
temperatures and dress warmly. During the afternoon hours each
day temperatures are expected to recover nicely to near seasonal
levels.



254 PM PST sun Mar 1 2015

... Much colder low temperatures expected over the next several
nights...

Low temperatures Monday morning will be a somewhat warmer due to
cloud cover... but Tuesday morning through Thursday morning are
expected to again be in the teens and twenties area wide. At the
same time... single digits will be possible in the mountains and
normally colder plateaus and higher valleys. Tuesday and Wednesday
nights will be the coldest. The coldest low temperatures will be
about 10 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of year... and
several locations have not seen temperatures this cold since early
January.

Any early season vegetation that may have begun to grow will be
in danger of being damaged during this period. If you can... move
any sensitive vegetation indoors away from the cold... or protect
it the best you can. If you must be outside overnight or during
the early morning hours be sure to be prepared for the colder
temperatures and dress warmly. During the afternoon hours each
day temperatures are expected to recover nicely to near seasonal
levels.


254 PM PST sun Mar 1 2015

... Much colder low temperatures expected over the next several
nights...

Low temperatures Monday morning will be a somewhat warmer due to
cloud cover... but Tuesday morning through Thursday morning are
expected to again be in the teens and twenties area wide. At the
same time... single digits will be possible in the mountains and
normally colder plateaus and higher valleys. Tuesday and Wednesday
nights will be the coldest. The coldest low temperatures will be
about 10 to 20 degrees below normal for this time of year... and
several locations have not seen temperatures this cold since early
January.

Any early season vegetation that may have begun to grow will be
in danger of being damaged during this period. If you can... move
any sensitive vegetation indoors away from the cold... or protect
it the best you can. If you must be outside overnight or during
the early morning hours be sure to be prepared for the colder
temperatures and dress warmly. During the afternoon hours each
day temperatures are expected to recover nicely to near seasonal
levels.




 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 11:15 am PST on March 02, 2015


... Monthly climate statistics for northeast Oregon and southeast
Washington for the month of February...

Location avg dep avg dep avg dep pcpn dep Max day Max day min day
                       hi lo wnd tmp tmp

Pendleton ap 44 +5.4 54 +6.8 34 +4.1 0.83 -0.28 59 6 66 6 19 23
Bend 40 +6.2 52 +7.3 29 +5.2 0.60 -0.49 58 6 63 13 16 24
Kennewick 45 +5.3 54 +6.2 35 +4.4 0.66 -0.12 44 7 68 8 24 23
La Grande 42 +7.7 53 +10. 31 +5.4 1.07 -0.07 33 7 63 8 18 23
dalles ap 46 +6.3 56 +7.8 37 +4.7 1.67 -0.19 37 18 65 24 20 23
Walla Walla 46 +6.9 54 +8.6 37 +5.2 1.62 -0.14 50 6 70 6 24 22
Yakima ap 44 +7.5 55 +9.2 32 +5.9 0.99 +0.21 47 7 67 14 18 23
Condon 42 +6.7 51 +7.0 32 +6.5 1.31 +0.01 na na 65 13 19 23
John Day 40 +4.1 52 +4.4 29 +3.8 1.02 +0.27 48 6 64 14 12 23
Redmond ap 41 +5.3 53 +6.3 28 +4.3 0.70 +0.05 53 6 65 24 10 23
Heppner 44 +5.8 53 +6.0 34 +5.7 0.81 -0.31 na na 65 6 17 22
Mitchell 2 E 43 +6.4 54 +7.2 32 +5.4 1.70 +0.67 51 6 63 13 15 23
Moro 42 +5.9 51 +6.8 32 +4.9 1.37 +0.25 43 6 61 13 16 23
Dayton 1wsw 43 +6.0 53 +7.4 33 +4.7 1.36 -0.35 48 7 67 6 19 23
Ellensburg 41 +7.9 52 +9.9 30 +5.9 1.13 +0.31 39 24 62 25 14 23
Sisters 38 +4.5 51 +6.9 25 +2.1 1.20 -0.11 38 6 62 19 9 23
Madras 40 +4.2 52 +5.5 27 +3.0 1.25 +0.29 54 6 61 25 9 23
Prineville 42 +4.6 55 +7.1 29 +2.2 0.83 -0.17 43 6 67 13 10 23
Sunriver 39 +7.0 51 +9.4 26 +4.6 1.75 +0.09 21 6 66 25 13 23
Cle Elum 39 +6.3 48 +7.2 30 +5.4 1.30 -1.28 33 24 57 13 17 23
Hermiston ap 43 +4.6 55 +6.7 32 +2.5 0.62 -0.34 49 7 68 7 15 23
Milton freewa 45 +5.5 54 +6.1 37 +5.0 1.60 +0.18 35 6 69 6 22 23
Goldendale 41 +6.2 51 +7.4 32 +5.1 2.45 +0.50 30 2 59 15 19 23
Baker City 39 +7.9 50 +8.8 28 +7.0 0.71 +0.13 45 6 62 7 10 23
Tri Cities ap 43 +4.2 55 +5.9 31 +2.6 0.54 -0.32 44 7 67 7 17 23
\n\n$$\n
avg=average of all high and low temperatures
dep=departure from normal
avg hi= average high temperature
avg lo=average low temperature
pcpn=total precipitation
maxwnd=peak wind gust in miles per hour
day=day reported
na=element not reported
Max temp=highest temperature reported
min temp=lowest temperature reported






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