Snow showers likely this weekend.
People in the Eugene- Springfield area are likely to see several inches of snow this weekend, with snow showers starting tonight and continuing through Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Forecasters predicted Friday night that snow showers would start after 10 tonight, with a possible accumulation of 1 to 2 inches of snow and temperatures below freezing.
Additional snow showers were forecast for Sunday, with high temperatures near 33 degrees, and a possible accumulation of 1 to 3 inches of new snow on the valley floor during the day.
Snow showers are likely again on Sunday night, mainly before 10 p.m., with a possible accumulation of less than an inch of new snow, according to the weather service. The low temperature is expected to be around 27 degrees.
Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, has a 70 percent chance of snow, according to the weather service with a possible accumulation of 1 to 3 inches of new snow, and a high temperature of 33 degrees. Monday night is also expected to see snow with an accumulation of less than an inch of new snow possible. More snow is forecast for Tuesday, with precipitation changing to rain Tuesday night.
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|Title Annotation:||Local News; Accumulations of up to several inches are expected to fall starting tonight and stretching into Tuesday|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Jan 14, 2012|
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