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Rainfall Forecasts

Rainfall Observations and Forecasts...

( QPF is short for Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts )

QPF Information...
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    QPF Forecasts


    Latest Water Supply Outlooks...
  • Oregon Washington


    Last Month's Regional
    Rainfall Reports
    Lastest Regional
    TEXT QPF Product
    northwest Washington Rain Forecasts Northeast Washington and north Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Northwest Oregon and southwest Washington Rainfall Forecasts Southwest Oregon and northeast California Rainfall Forecasts Northwest coastal California Rainfall Forecasts Western Nevada and east California Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Washington and northeast Oregon Rainfall Forecasts Western Montana Rainfall Forecasts map to select area rainfall totals
  • Portland | Seattle | Spokane
  • Pendleton | Boise | Medford
  • Missoula | Elko | Great Falls
  • Pocatello | Billings | Las Vegas
  • Pacific NW Seasonal Avgs.

    note: This product early in the month, and may be updated daily during that time as some stations report late.
  • map to select area rainfall forecasts

  • Regionwide ( Columbia River Basin )
    or, as adapted locally for:
  • Portland | Seattle | Spokane
  • Pendleton | Boise | Medford


  • NOTE: Regionwide QPF is issued daily, but local QPFs may not be issued daily. Often, the local QPF will not be issued daily during late spring and summer, unless a significant weather event is anticipated. northwest Washington Rain Forecasts Northeast Washington and north Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Northwest Oregon and southwest Washington Rainfall Forecasts Southwest Oregon and northeast California Rainfall Forecasts Northwest coastal California Rainfall Forecasts Western Nevada and east California Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho Rainfall Forecasts Southeast Washington and northeast Oregon Rainfall Forecasts Western Montana Rainfall Forecasts


    NOAA's Hydrologic Prediction Center's QPF Graphics
    ........click on thumbnail for larger view
    Detailed Day 1 ( issued at ~3:30 am/pm PDT, 2:30 am/pm PST )

    Preliminary
    [ contour pic ]

    6-12 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    12-18 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    18-24 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    24-30 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]
    Detailed Day 2 ( issued at ~3:30 am/pm PDT, 2:30 am/pm PST )

    30-36 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    36-42 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    42-48 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    48-54 hrs Out
    [ contour pic ]

    Days 1-2 Total
    24 Hour Totals ( issued at ~3:30 am/pm PDT, 2:30 am/pm PST )

    Day 1
    [ contour pic ]

    Day 2
    [ contour pic ]

    Day 3
    [ contour pic ]

    Days 1-3
    Graphics for Days 4-5 and Days 1-5
    Rainfall Totals
    ( more about these QPF Graphics )



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