Personal life. 26K likes. When the east wind layer is "squished" relatively low to the ground by the strong inversion, two things happen: 1) We don't get a widespread wind event like Labor Day, but most wind remains confined to central/east metro and the West Hills. I think the GRAF missed the last snow event out there too. So it's clear December will start quite dry. Courtesy of the weather station at Corbett Schools. I had a wonderful day of light rain showers with the temperature between 33-36 degrees all day long (at home). That's November-February. My gut feeling is that we won't be seeing snow anywhere near the lowlands for Christmas Week (next Sunday through Christmas Day). It's been 9 days since I last posted. Some fog and freezing fog in spots too. It's much easier on a busy night to quickly post a model chart or other weather information there as opposed to a long blog posting. I'm amazed that through the entire 2nd half of December there are almost no members (each line is one of 51 ensemble members) that drop below -7. In this case I'll define that as seeing at least a dusting on the ground. This WRF-GFS model brings 70kt wind down to around 2,000'. A winter weather advisory will go into effect Tuesday morning in the Kansas City metro and last most of the day, according to FOX4 meteorologist … You aren't going to get lowland snow in this setup. A strong westerly jet and atmospheric river will arrive in the Pacific Northwest Saturday night. A dry Thanksgiving Day, then lots of sunshine in the metro area Friday. Mark's current home is located at Corbett, OR. Dale Merle Nelson (March 19, 1939 – February 1999) was a Canadian mass murderer who killed eight people (including five young children) and partially ate one victim in 1970 following a drinking binge and possible use of LSD. ET. On Friday, Meteorologist Mark Nelson came to the class to talk to us about being a meteorologist, weather reporting, working at a news station and different types of wild weather. Interesting... That's it for now, enjoy the rainy weather. Enjoy the rain later tonight and bright sunbreaks following the showers tomorrow afternoon. View more on Professor Mark Nelson in WARP Expertise. 8 days from now the ridge is still there, although weakening quite a bit. 3- I don't see flooding or an especially stormy pattern for the next 7 days. The brand new IBM GRAF model (along with soon to be extinct RPM) thinks there will be no pool of cold air east of the Cascades and no snow anywhere near the Gorge. That bumps us up right against Christmas of course. It looks most likely that we won't see significant rain again until about the middle of NEXT week; 9-10 days away. What is Mark Nelsen’s role in KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting? How much rain? But we'll keep a close eye on it of course. That's not due to lack of precipitation, but "warm storms". It's far too early to know what we're going to get out of this. The layer of cold air isn't very thick and easterly gradient through the Gorge is weak. A weak system gave us a drippy day Saturday, with about 0.10" total in Portland, then bright sunshine again today. That 15 day ECMWF ensemble snow forecast now takes us to New Year's Eve. Gusts 60-70 on the beaches and 35-50 in the valleys; not a big windstorm by any means. The WRF-GFS has been showing about 10 millibars worth of pressure gradient through the Gorge by sunrise Wednesday. Or at least warmer than average. It's a continuing train of weather systems moving west to east in a "zonal" flow. What has changed over the past week? Yes, for now (and probably for a long time into the future) I'm just copying the WordPress blog post into this KPTV-Friendly web site. And here's an example of one week later, quite a change with heights much lower over us = cooler. For the region as a whole it's been a very wet start this month. You can find it here: https://www.kptv.com/podcasts/weather/. Expect wind gusts 35-50 mph east metro and 60-80 mph in the west end of the Gorge Wednesday-Friday. Of course it's been a different story south of town. This is our 3rd consecutive warm December. Notice lots of ensemble members from this morning's ECMWF model show rain around next Tuesday/Wednesday. Not good. Personal life. Too soon to know, but I'll be watching that closely. I've been off the last 6 days, but will be back at work tomorrow evening through the middle of next week. View Mark Nelsen's business profile as Chief Meteorologist at KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting. Best chance for some dry is tomorrow and maybe sometime between Thursday showers and renewed rain on Saturday...possibly Friday. Chief Meteorologist in Lansing, Michigan. In fact today the southern edge of the metro area could be seen sitting in fog/clouds from our Skyline camera, Next spring when I look back for a winter recap, it's obvious November will go down as a boring month. Mark Nelson. Strange little no-snow zone around Lost Lake to Parkdale, apparently punching in a little warmer air aloft. Biography. At the same time, temperatures at 850mb overhead reach around +10 or so, that will be quite an inversion! Mark Nelson, FOX 12’s Chief Meteorologist, has lived most of his life within a two-hour drive of Portland. Expect one surge of southerly wind about this time tomorrow evening or a bit beyond, calm wind Tuesday, then a stronger surge sometime Tuesday night. There is some model disagreement on how strong the wind gets based on their disagreement where the waves, or even a surface low track. Jimmy Jones calls a Trail Blazers basketball game from Portland's Memorial Coliseum. We will see...ECMWF isn't on board, There's no sign of a stormy weather pattern and/or lowland snow/ice in the next 10 days. We are approaching the "halfway point" of the Pacific Northwest storm season. Check out the 235 mph maximum wind over the far western Pacific Monday afternoon! Chief Meteorologist for KPTV & KPDX Television (FOX12 and PDX-TV) in Portland, Oregon. But 2 feet of snow fell up at Timberline Lodge (6,000') which stayed above the snow level most of the weekend. Hydrologist-Meteorologist. His numerous recordings, books and instructional videos have redefined what these instruments are capable of – in his hands, they become instruments of uncommon expressive power. Join Facebook to connect with Mark Nelson and others you may know. WQAD-TV in Moline, Illinois, has hired a Rockford, Illinois, meteorologist to replace the Quad-Cities' most experienced meteorologist, Terry Swails. Mark … Meteorologist Marty Coniglio, a staple of Denver TV weather for three decades, left 9News Friday, a day after he compared federal troops in U.S. cities with Nazism on social media. Headline News (TV Series 1982– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Fisheries Management Department, Portland Main Office. JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Many South Africans swapped firecrackers for candles to mark New Year’s Eve amid COVID-19 restrictions including a nighttime curfew. I always remember the date 12-14-16. “When it’s one after the other, it … Check out the snow level forecast. Mark Nelsen; Posted on Dec 17, 2020 December has been very mild and a … KPTV FOX News 12 with Mark Nelson. I think 3-6" is a good bet in the mountains around us; this is similar to what we saw this last time around. Will this finally give snow to elevations down around 2,000' and below like a normal La Niña winter? You can find me on Facebook as @marknelsenweather or Twitter as @MarkNelsenKPTV Also, we have a Northwest Weather Podcast. Not enough for flooding, but the ground is saturated. A bit of a schedule change which means I'm working a Friday night (rare). Mark Nelson (born 1947) is an American ecologist and author based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. You see the cool/lower height anomaly max out the middle of next week, before the ECMWF ensemble average pushes heights up again about two weeks from now. Then a big atmospheric river wipes out quite a bit of snow on Mt. This is more of a typical wintertime El Nino setup...plenty of precipitation but mild storms. We had a pretty good easterly wind episode the first week of the month; Troutdale saw 7 consecutive days with gusts 35 mph or higher. Temperatures have been running near average over the Pacific Northwest. For fun I looked back through the last 8 La Nina winters to see what happened. That's it for this evening, I'll be back on TV at 10pm. Much weaker low would mean just light southerly breezes. Two of those days the fog & low clouds just wouldn't go away. Will we have a White Christmas this year? Now we've seen a few dry days. Pressure gradient through the Gorge is up to 8 millibars = cold & windy there. That's quite a "river" tomorrow evening... Then again Tuesday night, this is around 10pm. United States. Not much; it's still mild and wet. He’s been a part of Portland television for 22 years; This man knows weather. We've seen snow in the central/eastern Gorge twice now, although real marginal both times... the 2nd was last night. 1- We are turning wetter now and should see more regular rainfall over the next 10-14 days. That's because it's holding in a cold pool at 925mb tomorrow afternoon and evening. 2. A real "marginal" event though. We've been busy the past few days (and this evening) implementing a graphics change. We've had some pretty good weather! It could be 1) A more typical La Niña pattern with cooler systems but still no valley snow, or 2) Colder arctic air slides south and really cools us off, with the chance of lowland snow. That said, anytime we get this much rain in just a couple days it's fair to expect some mudslides and/or landslides in spots. Mark Nelsen’s peers at other companies are Jason Nicholas, Kristen Van Dyke, Mark Scirto, Keith Monahan, Tom Coomes. But I think we'll be making up quite a bit of ground with respect to rain. Since snowpack is running a bit below average this is good news! Although for now most of the precipitation with that system is forecast to fall in the cooler airmass with/behind the cold front. 8,854 talking about this. For all we know we've got crazy wild weather action coming in January or February! That's now through next Monday. With almost constant onshore flow it'll be tough to get snow down to sea level over the next 10+ days. Almost the entire USA has been much warmer than normal...who stole Winter 2020-21? That's it for now, I'm out of time this evening. Mike Nelson has been a television weather forecaster for 40 years, has been forecasting weather in Colorado alone for over 25 of those years, and joined Denver7 as Chief Meteorologist in June 2004. April 27, 2011. Strong wind overhead and copious moisture supply combines to create an "atmospheric river" aimed at the mouth of the Columbia River Sunday morning. There was a problem saving your notification. (Photo: Michelle Byamugisha) As an individual with autism, Mark Byamugisha thrives on routine. As for rain, intensity will probably back off in the next 10 days as upper-level heights rise. Will the upper-level ridge back to the west and allow some cold air to come down from the north, or do we go back into some sort of wet westerly flow? You see quite a few more gaps in 24 hour precipitation totals during the 2nd week. Slightly warmer air overhead = sleet. It's far too early to know what we're going to get out of this, KPTV Children's Programming Report, 2019 Q3, KPDX Children's Programming Report, 2019 Q3, On the Go with Joe – Way Too Early New Year’s Countdown, TRENDING // Security high as lawmakers begin work in Salem, TRENDING // Oregon Health Authority reports 939 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths statewide, TRENDING // Woman found dead in Stayton home; murder suspect arrested, TRENDING // Police rule out some missing children in ongoing effort to ID girl found dead near Lincoln Co. rest area, Lots of Rain & Wind Ahead; Then a Drier MLK Weekend, This La Niña winter acting more like El Niño; mild & wet. Mark Nelsen’s colleagues are Kandra Kent, Shane Potter, Molly Prescott, Tony Martinez. Everyone hit the road at the same time and you remember what happened. More of the same for at least the next 10-15 days. Maclovio's birth date was listed as 02. Mike Nelson has been a television weather forecaster for 40 years, has been forecasting weather in Colorado alone for over 25 of those years, and joined Denver7 as Chief Meteorologist in June 2004. Notice a 3-4" forecast for Salem, that's just typical wet, nothing too heavy. Didn't fit La Nina pattern at all, 1998- Very wet November and December, arctic blast around December 17th, 1995- Warm and wet November, stormy December included the last major regional windstorm (12-12-95). We do get a nice cold system Friday; should be a good snow producer for lower elevations in the mountains. 1-6" fell from Cascade Locks to The Dalles and down into north-central Oregon. Keep a close eye on the forecast during this time; a wind storm or river flooding could show up in the forecast maps just 3-4 days ahead of time. Hey Do My Job: Mark Nelsen teaches a spin class In tonight's "Hey Do My Job," chief meteorologist Ma, "The Columbia River Gorge is the only sea-level gap through the north-south Cascade Mountain range," said Mark Nelsen , chief meteorologist at KPTV Fo, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting is planning to reduce the, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting has partnered with, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting has added information to its, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting has announced it is, Bring The Weather Team To Your Class Room - KPTV - FOX 12, http://www.kptv.com/category/214053/bring-the-weather-to-your-class-room, http://www.kptv.com/category/280566/hey-do-my-job, The Toughest Places to Forecast Weather in the U.S. | Weather Underground, https://www.wunderground.com/news/toughest-weather-forecast-places-us. January 2012 following was stormy, 2010- Stormy November, arctic air at Thanksgiving. It's been mostly absent so far! No more than a day here and there; hardly any gaps on those same 15 day ensembles. Merry Christmas! For the first time this season a cold surface high develops late Tuesday and into Wednesday over the Columbia Basin of Eastern WA/OR. That's as opposed to a "meridional" flow which would lead to more north-south movement. That's due to the continuing cold Canadian airmasses moving south and thick snow cover reflecting much of that increasing solar insolation. Looking at a sea surface temperature map (the last slide of his presentation), Nelson showed what could be another warm blob developing in the Gulf of Alaska. He’s been a part of Portland television for 22 years; This man knows weather. Beyond Monday, we're headed into a least a brief period of drier weather, chilly east wind, and even some sunshine Tuesday-Christmas Eve. (more on KPTV/FOX12 at bottom of page) I created this page a long time ago (1999) to gather various links I use in daily forecasting, plus a few unrelated to weather. Most of the weather systems moving inland are relatively week; I'm not seeing big deep low pressure areas in the eastern Pacific. 14975 NW Greenbrier Pkwy, https://www.youloveben.com/kptv-fox-news-12-with-mark-nelson Ryan Beesley – Atlanta, GA Ryan is a weekend Meteorologist at Fox 5 Atlanta. Swails, who has been a meteorologist for 41 years, has some reservations about discussing climate change in his weather forecasts because of "controversy" surrounding the topic. It's a dark time across the USA. Visit PayScale to research meteorologist salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more. 2016- Crazy and wild ride. I see quite an increase in mountain snowpack the first week of January. Things will get a bit worse over the next week. Enjoy your Christmas! December has been very mild and a bit drier than average. At least in 2017-18 we had cold arctic air move south into the USA and give us a cold/icy/snowy Christmas. Select here to keep track of wind gusts in Corbett and 15 minute average winds. A break from the rain? I don't see a significant dry spell (2+ days) between now and at least the middle of next week. Chris received his bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Sciences from UWM and interned at TMJ4 in Milwaukee, with legendary Chief Meteorologist John Malan, whom he credits a lot of his success to. Lots of fun! In general we seem to be headed toward slightly colder systems after Sunday as upper-level heights lower next week. In this case, "there will be some white tomorrow afternoon/evening and a little silver in spots east of Portland in the Gorge". Each model is slightly different of course, but you get the idea...somewhere between 2-4" in the western valleys and 5-8" in the mountains! That's it for today. Very consistent westerly flow = mild. Only Wednesday and late Friday/Saturday are reasonably cool. Confirmation comes from the ECMWF ensemble forecast of Portland snowfall the next two weeks (through Sunday the 28th). Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. A sudden surge of southerly wind should push up the coastline and Willamette Valley in the late afternoon & evening hours Christmas Day. I don't see that in the cards. You see another snow level spike the middle of the upcoming weekend. Since we've been relatively dry with no recent flooding, my gut feeling is we won't see anything widespread in the western valleys. kgw evening news anchors, Yangcheng Evening News is a Chinese newspaper in the Standard Chinese language, national unified publication number CN44-0006 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He even posted our pictures on the news that night!! It's almost here, although a much changed version from any other year...very quiet for obvious pandemic reasons. There's NO sign of a widespread lowland snow/ice event in the next 10+ days...January begins mild. Temperatures ran near normal across most of Oregon and Washington, A weak system moves into the region tonight, bringing a quick shot of valley rain and mountain snow, you can see the dip in the upper-level flow over us tomorrow, By Wednesday a strong upper-level ridge will have developed overhead, And it sticks around through the end of the week. James Nelson: Science and Operations Officer: Mark Klein: International Desks Coordinator: Michel Davison: Assistant International Desks Coordinator: Jose Galvez: Meteorologist Developers: Chris Bailey : Michael Bodner : Bruce Veenhuis : Joe Nettesheim : Alan Robson: Hydrometeorological Testbed Meteorologists: Sarah Trojniak : Benjamin Albright We had quite a well-forecast soaking, warm temps, and gusty southerly wind. The 2017-18 winter, the second consecutive La Niña winter, brought warmer and drier than normal weather to this region, according to Mark Nelson, meteorologist at KPTV/KPDX TV in Portland. 2011- Stormy November, Dry December. If it gets well into the 40s (today), then it'll be obvious modeling has been a bit too cold. This week, the FOX 12 Weather team breaks down winter so far, crazy gorge winds, and some new holida…. Hood right after Christmas. The Official Facebook Fanpage of NBC15 Chief Meteorologist Charlie Shortino. You see that trend continuing this first week of January. View Mark Nelsen’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Recent Post by Page. Very unlikely west of the Cascades. The long Thanksgiving weekend is coming to a close this evening. The boundary line between cooler air to the north and warm south of us will be sliding north/south through the region a couple times. What a beautiful first four days of December! The publication was started on October 1, 1957, in Guangzhou city, People's Republic of China. Mark Nelson, FOX 12’s Chief Meteorologist, has lived most of his life within a two-hour drive of Portland. You should never take any one image and say "that's going to happen". Throughout the 1970s, KPTV continued to focus on local personalities and programming. Several inches in Hood River and an inch or so at The Dalles. Of course plenty falls along the beaches and in the valleys too, but not as much. Our 7 Day forecast for the Mt. If you want to ski, go VERY early Monday, or wait until Wednesday-Friday. ABC News Nightline (TV Series 1980– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. You can see some more examples of the images I helped create for the KPTV team over at kptv.com. High pressure pops up east of the Cascades behind tomorrow's system. Much less active weather today compared to yesterday That said, it was on the chilly side with highs struggling to reach the mid 30s, but feeling like the midupper 20s at times with a breezy NW wind With mainly clear skies, temperatures are expected to drop to around 20 by daybreak on Monday Bundle up Watches issued ahead of weekend coastal storm 2021 2020 Not a single member tries for 2" or more snow. There are 30+ professionals named "Mark Nelsen", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. Red is above average heights, blue is below. See forecast snow levels, based on 850mb temps off the ECMWF model. Mark Jeffrey Baden is on Facebook. Sea level pressure forecast for 10am Christmas day shows a developing low offshore... Then at 4pm the low has strengthened a bit. Portland is running near to a little below normal for rain this month. Precipitation the past month looks like a classic La Nina winter setup; a wetter than average northwestern USA, but very dry Southwest. The main message when looking at differing models/maps? I assume that will change in the next 12-24 hours. Rain moves inland by late morning tomorrow; As that moisture rides over cold air in place, snow begins falling early afternoon from Bonneville Dam eastward to The Dalles and down into north-central Oregon (Dufur, Maupin). I see at least 6 separate cold/occluded fronts coming through the region tomorrow through Wednesday the 6th. Growing up in Madison, WI – Mike has been interested in weather since the age of 7. Sorry kids, hard to find cold & snow in this weather pattern! Who are Mark Nelsen’s peers at other companies? As I write this I see Hwy 26 through Government Camp has turned snowy again. The ECMWF model thinks 20-40" is likely on Mt. Two weeks of snowy mayhem followed... 2007- Boring/dry/mild November, huge coastal storm and widespread flooding just north/west of metro early December. Mark Nelson’s mastery of the Appalachian dulcimer, `ukulele and guitar wows audiences from coast to coast. That's the only one sea-level gap through the Cascades and all the wind is headed there. Again, the strongest I've seen of all this morning's runs. Look at the 850mb ensemble chart from the ECMWF model. ALMOST ALL OF MONDAY-TUESDAY'S PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS RAIN AT THE SKI RESORTS. Acclaimed award winning Scottish stand up comedian. In the central/eastern Gorge, you experienced the much desired "White Christmas". His grandfather remains in critical condition. Duties: Track in-season river flows, wind-weather forecasts to tribal fishers, technical assistance on Columbia River Treaty issues, evaluate climate change scenarios, GENESYS modeling of Columbia Basin hydroelectric dams and river flow scenarios (including Altered Flood Control). KGAN chief meteorologist Terry Swails looks at computer monitors showing a rainstorm moving into eastern Iowa at KGAN studio on Oct. 4. What is Mark Nelsen’s direct phone number? Crown Point has gusted to 75mph this morning. Then a 2nd wave of rain later Tuesday through around sunrise Wednesday. Complicated 24 hours ahead, Mild to warm conditions continue for the next 8-10 days, We get soaked Monday-Wednesday this week, then much drier Wednesday through the 18th-20th. Several weather folks having a jovial conversation...what could be better? 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