Winter has arrived in Oregon! This morning has seen sub-zero temperature readings in eastern Oregon. The temperature at the Crane Prairie RAWS site (CPFO3) east of Seneca plummeted to -15 F this morning after a high yesterday of 24 F. SE of Bend at the Horse Ridge RWIS site (ODT33) the temperature also dropped to -15 F while Meacham ASOS along I-84 in the Blue Mountains recorded a minimum temperature of -11 F.
A new low temperature record of +2 F was established in La Grande along I-84 this morning:
RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR 1040 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016 ...NEW DAILY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER 7TH... STATION PREVIOUS NEW RECORDS RECORD/YEAR RECORD BEGAN LA GRANDE(CITY), OR 3 / 1978 2 1887