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Cottage Grove Weather Blog

April 7, 2024
Eclipse tomorrow (Monday), dry through Thursday afternoon...

Eclipse begins Monday at 10:26am, ends at 12:17pm. Maximum eclipse occurs at 11:20am when about 26% of the sun will be blocked by the moon. It will be dry but 1/4-1/2 of the sky is expected to have clouds so there may or may not be a break to see the sun. REMEMBER TO NEVER […]

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April 2, 2024
MUCH cooler tomorrow with showery weather returning...

The map below shows info for the Total Eclipse on April 8 (we won't notice much here). If you're traveling to see it, be safe and enjoy! Today will be the third day this year that we've reached 70° or above (Jan 28 we hit 71, yesterday (Apr 1) was 70, and today near 75). […]

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March 31, 2024
Happy Easter! Dry + Nice through Tuesday then colder & showery...

Wishing you a Happy Easter! Dry, nice, and mild through Tuesday. Colder and showery Wednesday through next weekend with snow levels fluctuating at 1200-3000'. Total rainfall Wednesday through next weekend around 1/2-3/4", which isn't much. There will also be some breaks and peaks of sun. It's Spring!

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March 29, 2024
Dry Saturday & Easter Sunday (a few showers possible today)...

Can't rule out a few light showers today 2pm-midnight, otherwise dry through Tuesday. Saturday and Easter Sunday, expect plenty of sunshine, and near normal temps (nights/mornings will be chilly). Warmer Mon/Tue (check out the temperature chart). Turning colder starting Wednesday, as a few cold storms begin affecting the region. The storms next week don't look […]

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March 26, 2024
Easter Weekend: Dry!

More or less, typical Spring weather can be expected over the next 7-10 days. Periods of rain & showers through Thursday, isolated showers on Friday (1/2-1"). Dry here Saturday, Easter Sunday, and Monday before light shower chances temps return later Tuesday. Cooler starting next Wednesday. Having family or going out of town for Easter? No […]

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March 21, 2024
Typical Spring Weather, Easter Sunday Dry?

Thursday March 21: Rainy pattern returns but looking dry for Easter Sunday (March 31) through about April 3. Four storms will affect the entire region/state through Sat March 30, bringing around 2" of total rainfall between now and then. Wind gusts should stay at 20 mph or less, which isn't strong. Snow levels above 5000' […]

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March 18, 2024
Dry through tomorrow or Wednesday, then a wet pattern returns...

It's been a while (out of town). Looking dry through Tuesday and probably most or all of Wednesday (scattered showers Wed). A rainy pattern then returns on Thursday night, so Fri/Sat will be wet but no wind or low level (below 3000') snow concerns. A total of three to four storms will affect our region […]

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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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