Subscribe to our blog!
Subscribe to receive updates when we post weather and preparedness updates to our blog. You can elect immediate, daily, or weekly emails. We anticipate a fairly low volume - 3 to 5 posts per week.

Alternative Methods
If you are unable to subscribe using the form above, CLICK HERE for alternative subscriptions methods.

Cottage Grove Weather Blog

April 9, 2022
Snow Possible!

Saturday April 9: Snow levels 1500-2000' through Sunday. Late Sunday night through Monday morning gets interesting as a very cold low pressure system with sufficient moisture may pass directly overhead and cause snow levels to drop below 1000'. Most likely time for snow here looks to be Monday 5:00am-11:00am. Total snow could be zero to […]

Read More
April 8, 2022
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow???

Friday April 8: Will it snow? I bet your weather apps are going crazy! By the way, we officially hit 80 yesterday afternoon (Thursday), today we'll be 20 degrees cooler - near 60. Sat-Mon, highs will be 49-54, lows low-mid 30's. Normal high and low is 60 & 37, respectively. A few cold low pressure systems […]

Read More
April 6, 2022
Mild/Warm today & Thursday, then cold Friday through next week

Wed April 6: Here's some fast facts (snow levels will be low Sun/Mon but lowland snow looks unlikely at this time). Mild/warm today-Thurs, then brrr Fri-Mon!

Read More
April 3, 2022

Sunday April 3: Winds later today and Monday can gust up to around 25-30 mph at times. It will become breezy later this morning or afternoon with wind gusts up to 15-20 mph at times. Winds may further increase this evening through Monday afternoon with gusts up to 30 mph possible. Strongest winds will blow […]

Read More
April 1, 2022
Took a little trip...

Friday April 1: I took a little trip to Reno, so didn't post anything over the past week. Saw very little snow over our local passes. There'll be isolated to scattered light showers across the area between 6pm this evening and 3am Saturday, then dry the rest of Saturday through Sunday afternoon. Normal high/low temperature: […]

Read More
March 23, 2022
Spring is in the air!

Wednesday March 23: The Spring Equinox occurred this past Sunday (Meteorological Spring began back on March 1). Could see some sprinkles or an isolated shower through this afternoon, otherwise it looks dry through Saturday morning. Rain is then expected to develop Sunday afternoon into Monday morning (around 1/4"). Thereafter, next rain chances look to be […]

Read More
March 16, 2022
The wind blew and blew...

Wednesday March 16: The observed peak wind gusts during Saturday evening's wind storm are accurate recordings of the wind speed. I know it seems like the winds were stronger, but keep this in mind: 1) The wind direction was more from the west instead of south when the strongest winds occurred; 2) Normally when we […]

Read More
March 11, 2022
Storm door opening, clocks spring forward one hour on Sunday...

Friday March 11: Two storm systems will bring periods of rain to the area Saturday afternoon through Tuesday. Windy on Saturday. Total combined rainfall 1.00-1.50". System #1, Saturday-Sunday: rain develops 1:00-4:00pm Saturday afternoon. Winds can gust up to about 25 mph at times, mainly noon to 7:00pm Saturday. Expect about 1/2" of rainfall through Sunday. […]

Read More
March 6, 2022
Not a bad week, weatherwise!

Sunday March 6: Quiet weather for us, but check out the video of yesterday's tornado in Iowa Fast forward to 3 minutes and then to 4 minutes. Clocks spring ahead NEXT Sunday (March 13). Our next chance of light rain will be Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning (less than 1/4") with just some breezes to 15 […]

Read More
March 3, 2022
More rain fell yesterday (March 2) than during all of February!

Wednesday March 3: Lots of data for you today! The series of storm systems dropped 1.81" of rain from Saturday (Feb 26) through early this morning and was within the predicted range (1.13" just on March 2). Shower chances will continue through Friday, but don't expect much at all. High pressure moves in Saturday through Tuesday, […]

Read More

Copyright ©2022