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Snow in Salem’s forecast through Sunday

Salem residents may be in for snowfall throughout the weekend – but that doesn’t mean it’ll stick, according to the National Weather Service.

As of 9:50 a.m. on Friday, the agency’s reading at McNary Field forecasts possible snow each day through Sunday night. Little or no snow accumulation is expected.

Rain and snow are expected after 4 a.m. Saturday with a low around 35, winds of 14 to 18 miles per hour and gusts as high as 30.

The weather service is forecasting rain and snow Saturday until 10 a.m. Winds of 13 to 15 miles per hour are expected with gusts to 23.

There will be a slight chance of rain and snow showers from 10 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers. A low around 31 degrees is expected.

The agency is forecasting a slight chance of snow showers before 10 a.m. Sunday.

There will be a chance of rain and snow showers between 10 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m., then a chance of snow showers. A low around 31 degrees is expected.

Contact reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053.

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Ardeshir Tabrizian has covered criminal justice and housing for Salem Reporter since September 2021. As an Oregon native, his award-winning watchdog journalism has traversed the state. He has done reporting for The Oregonian, Eugene Weekly and Malheur Enterprise.