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Cottage Grove Weather Blog

March 9, 2024
Lows above freezing, 3 storms, a bit windy, then dry for 7-10 days...

Saturday Weather Update: Lows above freezing through at least next weekend (lows last week were mostly 25-28°). Three storms will affect the region today through Tuesday with up to 1.50" of total rainfall. Just about all of the rain will occur on Sunday and again Monday evening through Tuesday morning. It will also get a little […]

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March 3, 2024
Quick Update on Snow Possibilities...

Sunday 3:00pm: Tonight to mid-morning Monday zero to a dusting to 1" possible in Cottage Grove. No concerns for strong winds. Very cold this week with lows in the upper 20's Monday night then mid 20's Tuesday night through Wednesday or Thursday night. Way to cold for pets to be left outside. Icy roads & sidewalks […]

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March 1, 2024
A dusting to 1-3" still possible nights/mornings to 11:00am Monday...

There's no question that cold air is currently in place. And more is coming in via two low pressure systems that will continue affecting the region through Monday morning. This will support fair to good chances for us to see a dusting to 1 to 3 inches of snow each night and morning through before […]

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February 28, 2024
Winter Storm Warning NOT for Cottage Grove! Update on Chances of Snow, Wind, Rainfall...

12:30pm Wednesday: Winter Storm Warning is for elevations above 1500', NOT for Cottage Grove (elevation 650'). Highly unlikely that we'll get more than 3-inches of snow or wind gusts above 40 mph. Details on snow / winds: That's how it looks now. Next update on Friday morning to address snow possibilities for Fri/Sat nights. If […]

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February 26, 2024
NO Winter Storm Warning for Cottage Grove! Latest possibilities for snow...

3:30pm Monday: The Winter Storm Warning is NOT for Cottage Grove! Can't rule out some flakes or a spot of a light dusting overnight (before sunrise, probably won't stick IF any snow falls. That's how it looks now. Next update on Wednesday morning to address snow possibilities for the rest of the week.

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February 25, 2024
Small Snow Chances this week, Snowmageddon Highly Unlikely, NO Ice Storm...

First things first: THIS IS NOT A BMTP EMERGENCY (Bread, Milk, TP)! Snowmageddon highly unlikely, NO Ice Storm. Snow predictions are most accurate within 24 hrs of the event, apps causing unnecessary panic. All ingredients must come together "just right" for it to snow in Cottage Grove. The snow possibilities listed below are how it looks as of […]

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February 19, 2024
More dry than wet through Saturday, then rainy? La Nina next Fall/Winter?

It's Monday and here's how the next 10-days look, weather-wise... It will be more dry than wet through Saturday, then it looks like we'll switch to a wet pattern Sunday through at least March 2nd. Outlooks for March and April lean towards below normal precipitation and above normal temperatures. Keep in mind that this is just […]

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February 14, 2024
Happy Valentine's Day! Rainy & breezy at times through next Wednesday...

Happy Valentines Day! ❤ Over the next 10-days, it looks like we'll get 2-3" of rainfall. Just about every day through next Wednesday will have at least some rain, then we "may" have a few days to dry out (Feb 23-26). It could be breezy at times with some wind gusts of 15-25 mph. No […]

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January 31, 2024
Significant Weather Events not expected through Feb 10 (at this time)...

Strong Winds, Excessive Rainfall, Ice Storm, and Lowland Snow are not seen in Cottage Grove (at this time) through February 10. Looks like an inch or less of total rain over the next 7-10 days and temperatures are not expected to be too bad either. Check out the charts/maps below!

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January 26, 2024
No strong wind concerns! Up to 1.25" of rain thru Sat night. Dry Sunday and Monday?

Friday 3:30pm Weather Update: ALL CLEAR: NO strong wind concerns (breezes 15 mph or less)! Another inch to inch and a quarter of rain and showers through Saturday night. Maybe an early morning shower on Sunday, the rest of the day looks dry. High snow levels (above 8000') = "warmer" rain below will cause some […]

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