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Cottage Grove Weather Blog

October 24, 2023
Frost & Freeze likely - as early as Friday morning!

Get ready for cold air moving in - frost and freezing morning low temperatures ahead! As of 1:00pm Tuesday, looks like on either side of 1/2" of rain will fall this evening to before sunrise on Wednesday. Expect isolated to scattered showers for the rest of Wednesday (maybe a rumble of thunder?). Isolated light showers […]

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October 22, 2023
Turning much colder, lowest snow levels of the season (so far)...

SUNDAY WEATHER UPDATE: Much colder beginning the middle of the week; first frost of the season likely Thursday morning. Freezing lows probable Friday night through next weekend. Lowest snow levels of the season so far Tuesday onward. Halloween looks dry right now (small chance this may change); it'll also be cold during Trick-or-Treat time. Coldest […]

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October 18, 2023
A little rain over the weekend and again on Tuesday, then coldest air of the season arrives!

Coldest air of the season is likely to arrive during the middle and end of next week! Looking out to Halloween (preliminarily): temps look to be right around normal for the highs and lows will be a few degrees above normal and there's better odds for some rain. Until then, a storm will bring about […]

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October 13, 2023
Annular Eclipse Saturday morning, but some rain/showers through tomorrow...

Friday Oct 13: Annular Eclipse tomorrow (Saturday) - see last paragraph for details. A little less than predicted rainfall fell in Cottage Grove with the storms earlier this week. Total rainfall across the area from these storms ranged from 0.80" at KNND to 1.80" near Cottage Grove Lake. Today through Tuesday morning, a couple of […]

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October 9, 2023
Rain/showers through Wednesday; dry Thursday + most of Friday...

Monday: Storm #1 will affect the area today with 0.20-0.35" of rainfall, winds 15 mph or less. Medium strength Storm #2 moves in early Tuesday morning with solid moderate to heavy at times rain developing after 3:00am (probably closer to 5am-ish). Winds on Tuesday could gust to 25 or 30 mph at times. Total rainfall […]

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October 7, 2023
Dry and warm through Sunday then two storms with decent rainfall...

The Annular Eclipse is next Saturday Oct 14 (totality here starts at about 9:15am and lasts approx 4min 10sec). At this time it's looking like cloudy skies but stay tuned for more updates since this could change. Here's some good information of the eclipse times:

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October 5, 2023
Dry & Warm through Sunday, then a soaking Mon-Tue...

Thursday October 5: Looking like we'll get a good soaking on Monday and Tuesday! Until then days will be warm! Annular Eclipse is coming up on Sat Oct 14 and it's looking dry right now so we might just have clear or partly cloudy skies. We'll talk more about the eclipse next week. Next weather […]

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October 4, 2023
TODAY at 11:20am: National Emergency Alert Test!

TODAY, October 4, 2023, at 11:20 a.m. PST, FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).  The national test will consist of testing both WEA and EAS capabilities.  FEMA and the FCC are coordinating with EAS participants, wireless providers, emergency […]

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October 2, 2023
Showers today then nice & dry Tuesday afternoon through Sunday. BIG Changes Next Week?

Monday Oct 2: A weak low pressure system will bring showers to the region today (around 1/4"). After a few lingering showers Tuesday morning, expect it to be nice & dry Tuesday afternoon through Sunday. Although varying amounts of night and morning fog is possible after this storm passes, plenty of sunshine will occur later […]

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September 29, 2023
Dry Weather Ahead, Warmer Next Week...

Friday Sept 29 Weather Update: Showers will stick around for the rest of today but will be on the decrease by this evening. After a few lingering showers possible Saturday morning, expect a dry weekend. Winds will stay light. A weak storm may clip the area on Monday, but high pressure building in will shove […]

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