What is Mark Nelsen’s direct phone number? The layer of cold air isn't very thick and easterly gradient through the Gorge is weak. In the past, Mark has also been known as Mark A Nelsen. That's quite a "river" tomorrow evening... Then again Tuesday night, this is around 10pm. 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. What was your most memorable weather event? It's almost here, although a much changed version from any other year...very quiet for obvious pandemic reasons. If you want to ski, go VERY early Monday, or wait until Wednesday-Friday. In general we seem to be headed toward slightly colder systems after Sunday as upper-level heights lower next week. Family now morn the loss of that man. Notice lots of ensemble members from this morning's ECMWF model show rain around next Tuesday/Wednesday. Astoria around 5" in just four days! Just a few inches fell at Government Camp and snow depth hasn't changed. Expect light rain Monday, but it'll turn heavy at times Monday night through early Tuesday. 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). Enjoy the rain later tonight and bright sunbreaks following the showers tomorrow afternoon. 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. This is more of a typical wintertime El Nino setup...plenty of precipitation but mild storms. Beaverton, Oregon, 97006, People celebrating Christmas in the South Island may need an indoor backup plan, with the weather forecast to be cool and wet. And here's an example of one week later, quite a change with heights much lower over us = cooler. Best chance for some dry is tomorrow and maybe sometime between Thursday showers and renewed rain on Saturday...possibly Friday. I see an "atmospheric river" headed our way tomorrow through Wednesday. A break from the rain? Mark Byamugisha was surprised with a video message from his favorite TV meteorologist. At the same time, temperatures at 850mb overhead reach around +10 or so, that will be quite an inversion! Some snow is again falling down to the passes right now, but a warmer system arrives Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Wow, just no sign of snow/cold on any of the 51 members. It's always interesting to note the western USA is coolest when you would think it would be; lowest sun angle and shortest days. 8 days from now the ridge is still there, although weakening quite a bit. I assume that will change in the next 12-24 hours. That bumps us up right against Christmas of course. It has been VERY WARM compared to what we usually see in early January. KPTV FOX News 12 with Mark Nelson. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Mark Nelsen’s colleagues are Kandra Kent, Shane Potter, Molly Prescott, Tony Martinez. 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. Not much; it's still mild and wet. Maclovio Perez Maggie Rodriguez KABC7 Marc Brown - KABC 7 / Anchor Marc Cota-Robles - KABC Maria Sansone Maria Quiban - KTTV / Weather Mario Machado – KCBS / RIP Mario Solis - Sports Anchor / Sports Reporter / KNBC Mark Coogan - 7 / 2 Mark Kono - KTLA Mark Kriski - KTLA Morning…. Snowpack is running a bit below average over and west of the Cascades. Mark Nelson, FOX 12’s Chief Meteorologist, has lived most of his life within a two-hour drive of Portland. Not good. KGAN chief meteorologist Terry Swails looks at computer monitors showing a rainstorm moving into eastern Iowa at KGAN studio on Oct. 4. 2- There's NO sign of real cold weather or lowland snow west of the Cascades for the next 10+ days. With cold air stuck in the Gorge, that means some of you will have a White Christmas! Not a single member tries for 2" or more snow. Since we've been relatively dry with no recent flooding, my gut feeling is we won't see anything widespread in the western valleys. There are pretty clear signals on all models that some sort of significant pattern change may arrive in the January 20th-24th timeframe. Now we've seen a few dry days. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. A strong westerly jet and atmospheric river will arrive in the Pacific Northwest Saturday night. A quick look at the "supporting documents". That's not to say we couldn't have something happen like what Puget Sound saw last week. Two of those days the fog & low clouds just wouldn't go away. Slightly warmer air overhead = sleet. There are hints that Christmas Week might be a bit drier than this week and coming weekend. High pressure pops up east of the Cascades behind tomorrow's system. 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! 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). Will this finally give snow to elevations down around 2,000' and below like a normal La Niña winter? It didn't last long, and it warmed up in the hours following, but something quick/crazy like this could show up in the models just a few days ahead of time. In this case, "there will be some white tomorrow afternoon/evening and a little silver in spots east of Portland in the Gorge". That's basically a low level flow of very moist air that hits the Coast and Cascade ranges, squeezing out a lot of precipitation. No, not necessarily. Who are Mark Nelsen’s peers at other companies? Channel 8 did not renew Swails' contract. 3- I don't see flooding or an especially stormy pattern for the next 7 days. https://www.youloveben.com/kptv-fox-news-12-with-mark-nelson December has been very mild and a bit drier than average. I'm about out of time so I'll make it brief. It's far too early to know what we're going to get out of this. There is some model disagreement on how strong the wind gets based on their disagreement where the waves, or even a surface low track. All models at least show cooler systems coming in from the northwest at that time, and a few ensembles bring arctic air down from the north. Gusts 60-70 on the beaches and 35-50 in the valleys; not a big windstorm by any means. 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 Follow […] 26K likes. That said, it is December and that sure isn't unusual. Of course plenty falls along the beaches and in the valleys too, but not as much. 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. Let's do a quick checkup on January so far: 1. That's not due to lack of precipitation, but "warm storms". “Along the West coast, our wettest winter weather is when we have westerly flow coming off the Pacific Ocean, a succession of weather disturbances,” shared Nelsen. Acclaimed award winning Scottish stand up comedian. Email This BlogThis! Hood right after Christmas. 2. Check out the thin layer of easterlies in the WRF sounding from Wednesday afternoon to Saturday. ECMWF and RPM are both pretty reasonable showing maybe 2" in the valleys by the time it dries out Wednesday. This may be just enough to bring very light snow (less than Christmas) tonight through midday tomorrow. Notice the west/southwest flow at 500mb midday Sunday, Then by Tuesday a cold trough is pushing the whole system well east and south of us, Look at the precipitable water loop from Saturday through Monday; you can see the moisture plume moving into the region, Integrated Vapor Transport (IVT) shows the situation very well. 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. Will we have a White Christmas this year? It's a continuing train of weather systems moving west to east in a "zonal" flow. 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? January 2012 following was stormy, 2010- Stormy November, arctic air at Thanksgiving. A good chunk of the region has been drier than average over the last two months; somewhat unexpected in a La Niña winter. Since the flow is not coming directly west-east, it's possible we get a bit more rain into the valleys than we sometimes see. A man and his grandfather were ambushed in Whiteville after responding to a Craigslist ad. Accumulation graphic here "fills in" those no-snow holes. A wet weather system moves inland Christmas Day. 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. But 2 feet of snow fell up at Timberline Lodge (6,000') which stayed above the snow level most of the weekend. We do get a nice cold system Friday; should be a good snow producer for lower elevations in the mountains. Mark Nelsen, FOX 12's Chief Meteorologist, has lived most of his life within a two-hour drive of Portland.Email MarkFollow Mark on FacebookTwitter at @MarkNelsenKPTV Maybe similar to the last one 2017-2018? You can see a bit of that precipitation gap in the ECMWF ensemble forecast, Notice temperatures cool off a bit on the ensembles too. Far smarter to stick with ensembles, not just of one model but combine several of them together to get a general picture. Maclovio's birth date was listed as 02. 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. No more than a day here and there; hardly any gaps on those same 15 day ensembles. We had quite a well-forecast soaking, warm temps, and gusty southerly wind. Mark Nelson. In this case I'll define that as seeing at least a dusting on the ground. Become a Patron! Beyond Monday, we're headed into a least a brief period of drier weather, chilly east wind, and even some sunshine Tuesday-Christmas Eve. See forecast snow levels, based on 850mb temps off the ECMWF model. A good way to look at heavy rain events/atmospheric rivers is by using Integrated Vapor Transport (IVT); kind of like checking a river gauge to see how much water is flowing through. In the central/eastern Gorge, you experienced the much desired "White Christmas". Then a big atmospheric river wipes out quite a bit of snow on Mt. It also thinks Hood River and The Dalles only top out in the upper 30s today. That should happen tomorrow night and again late Tuesday night. 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. We've been busy the past few days (and this evening) implementing a graphics change. 8,854 talking about this. You can see some more examples of the images I helped create for the KPTV team over at kptv.com. There was a problem saving your notification. As of now the NWS does not have a flood watch OR any wind advisories/watches/warnings. A mid-winter Pacific jet stream will be ushering a series of wet weather systems into the PACNW starting tomorrow. No lowland snow, no significant windstorms, flooding, tornadoes etc... We are in the coldest time of the year (by the averages) right now. We still have a little cool air stuck in the Gorge. As for rain, intensity will probably back off in the next 10 days as upper-level heights rise. That led to minor flooding on some coastal rivers, but nothing significant inland. Some fog and freezing fog in spots too. Jimmy Jones calls a Trail Blazers basketball game from Portland's Memorial Coliseum. An example would be this past weekend. Hydrologist-Meteorologist. Several weather folks having a jovial conversation...what could be better? Profiles With a Similar Job Title And Industry, Profiles With a Similar Job Title And Location. It's a brand new year; we're 4 days into January 2021. The main message when looking at differing models/maps? Mark … A weak system gave us a drippy day Saturday, with about 0.10" total in Portland, then bright sunshine again today. 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. The warm ridging that is giving us mild weather, along with an atmospheric river moving through that ridge, is shifting much farther west in about 10 days. A low pressure area and dynamic cold front brought heavy post-frontal precipitation overhead for a few hours, dropping sticking snow all the way to sea level. FOX 12 Weather Podcast - Episode 13 - Year in Review! I think the GRAF missed the last snow event out there too. Mark Nelson is the Chief Meteorologist for KPTV Channel 12 in Portland, a consummate weather geek and I believe, the best forecaster in the northwest. It's quite the message here...no significant gaps in the 24 hour precipitation from any of the ECMWF ensembles. ALMOST ALL OF MONDAY-TUESDAY'S PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS RAIN AT THE SKI RESORTS. Much weaker low would mean just light southerly breezes. That's right now. April 27, 2011. Then a 2nd wave of rain later Tuesday through around sunrise Wednesday. That's it for today. Mark Nelsen, Chief Meteorologist with Fox 12 Oregon News, described what causes a wet winter. Interesting... That's it for now, enjoy the rainy weather. Or at least warmer than average. Weigel-owned CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has added meteorologist Chris Nelson to the CBS 58 Ready Weather team as the new weather anchor for the CBS 58 Morning News. This WRF-GFS model brings 70kt wind down to around 2,000'. Yet the coldest of winter is more like February 1st once you get into the upper Midwest and Great Lakes regions. Part of the reason (other than keeping busy at work) is the lack of stormy weather. I always remember the date 12-14-16. Hood over the next week. 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. That's it for now, I'm out of time this evening. That said, it HAS been nice to see bright sunshine the past two days. View the profiles of people named Mark Nelson. 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. 1.50-2.50" in valleys and 3-6" in mountains. My brief notes on each. Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Cheryl Nelson on WTKR-TV Norfolk, VA. By Mark K. Miller | April 24, 2017 | 11:18 a.m. Mark Nelsen works in the industry of Television Stations, Broadcasting, Media & Internet. Corbett’s own Meteorologist Mark Nelsen’s KPTV Weather Promo Select here to check out Mark Nelsen’s own Corbett Weather page! The average salary for a Meteorologist is $57,626. Very unlikely west of the Cascades. That's due to the continuing cold Canadian airmasses moving south and thick snow cover reflecting much of that increasing solar insolation. That's now through next Monday. Find contact's direct phone number, email address, work history, and more. This is our 3rd consecutive warm December. Snowpack IS running near average in the Cascades which is great news. Models have been consistently advertising that change about 10 days out for several days now. As mentioned in the previous post this first half of December was looking drier than average. How much rain? Lots of fun! Join Facebook to connect with Mark Nelson and others you may know. It's important to note that this model is strong than others. Instead of ushering in 2021 at packed events with dance music and fireworks, many South Africans responded to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call to light a candle to honor those who have died in […] Red is above average heights, blue is below. 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 I see quite an increase in mountain snowpack the first week of January. Merry Christmas! Expect about 48 hours of moderate to heavy rain (depending on location) across NW Oregon and SW Washington from Saturday night through Monday evening. 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 … The ECMWF model thinks 20-40" is likely on Mt. (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. Mark has 1 job listed on their profile. Growing up in Madison, WI – Mike has been interested in weather since the age of 7. You see that trend continuing this first week of January. Most of the USA has been warmer than average this month; including the Pacific Northwest. Things will get a bit worse over the next week. View more on Professor Mark Nelson in WARP Expertise. It looks most likely that we won't see significant rain again until about the middle of NEXT week; 9-10 days away. You can see this current year isn't a very good fit for any the last 10 La Nina winters. Guest Post by Mike Nelson Chief Meteorologist KMGH TV Denver: Mike Nelson My thoughts on Climate Change!Extreme drought, destructive wildfires, tornado warnings at night in Denver, the warmest June and July on record, a new record for the number of days over 90 and 100 degrees – are these random events or are they related to Global Warming? Our 7 Day forecast for the Mt. Marks research interests are around large-scale clinical trials in primary care. Email Mark, Hey Do My Job: Mark Nelsen teaches a spin class United States. 2016- Crazy and wild ride. 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. My gut feeling is that we won't be seeing snow anywhere near the lowlands for Christmas Week (next Sunday through Christmas Day). Right now Mark is a Meteorologist at KPTV-FOX12. It's also unlikely we'll see an "arctic blast" in the first 15 days of January. Again, the strongest I've seen of all this morning's runs. Mark Nelson’s mastery of the Appalachian dulcimer, `ukulele and guitar wows audiences from coast to coast. It's been mostly absent so far! He’s been a part of Portland television for 22 years; This man knows weather. Notice the ECMWF ensemble forecast high temps keep our highs near/above average. Christmas vacation so far has given us a mix of weather; from warm/mild rains to cool easterly wind. A dry Thanksgiving Day, then lots of sunshine in the metro area Friday. 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. It appears weather action will be picking up again over the next week; these 12 Days of Christmas will be turning quite wet! Next Sunday you can see a strong ridge right over us = mainly or all dry MLK Weekend. Please try again later. You see quite a few more gaps in 24 hour precipitation totals during the 2nd week. 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. Mark Nelsen’s peers at other companies are Jason Nicholas, Kristen Van Dyke, Mark Scirto, Keith Monahan, Tom Coomes. I think 3-6" is a good bet in the mountains around us; this is similar to what we saw this last time around. That's it for this evening, I'll be back on TV at 10pm. In the meantime, the strong ridging means a classic "gap wind" event is on the way for the Columbia River Gorge. We've seen snow in the central/eastern Gorge twice now, although real marginal both times... the 2nd was last night. Of course that could change, but not this week. 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. Mark Jeffrey Baden is on Facebook. If not Wednesday, then Thursday or Friday. 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. Right now the ECMWF seems reasonable showing the stronger 2nd "event" late Tuesday night. Two weeks of snowy mayhem followed... 2007- Boring/dry/mild November, huge coastal storm and widespread flooding just north/west of metro early December. The Official Facebook Fanpage of NBC15 Chief Meteorologist Charlie Shortino. Possibly some sort of ice/snow transition around Christmas or beyond IN THE GORGE if that cold east wind is still blowing...maybe. Wind is something else to watch. What's ahead? Headline News (TV Series 1982– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Remember that La Nina doesn't guarantee lowland snow, and it sure doesn't guarantee lowland snow and stormy weather between November 1st and January 1st. Notice almost no members of the ECMWF ensembles produce significant snow over Portland the next two weeks. That's as opposed to a "meridional" flow which would lead to more north-south movement. 2008- Boring November, dry December start. 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. The wind sensor there is offline, but the new part should arrive this week, hopefully it'll start working again. Background details that you might want to know about Mark include: ethnicity is Caucasian, whose political affiliation is none; and religious views are listed as Christian. 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. That's through December 9th, Other than light rain tonight and Monday morning, we should be mainly or all dry for the next week, Expect lots of sunshine most areas west of the Cascades Tuesday afternoon through the rest of the week, Prepare for a very strong "winter-strength" east wind episode for at least 4 days starting Tuesday afternoon in east metro and western Columbia River Gorge. “When it’s one after the other, it … At least in 2017-18 we had cold arctic air move south into the USA and give us a cold/icy/snowy Christmas. Ryan Beesley – Atlanta, GA Ryan is a weekend Meteorologist at Fox 5 Atlanta. Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen +9. In this pattern it never gets cold because the chilly arctic air is bottled up to the north of the jet. For all we know we've got crazy wild weather action coming in January or February! Several inches in Hood River and an inch or so at The Dalles. For fun I looked back through the last 8 La Nina winters to see what happened. That 15 day ECMWF ensemble snow forecast now takes us to New Year's Eve. Just this past week the four of us (Brian MacMillan, Jeff Forgeron, Anne Campolongo, & I) discussed La Niña so far, Vista House wind, Solar Eclipses, & holiday plans for the weather center. What has changed over the past week? The 2017-18 winter, the second consecutive La Niña winter, brought warmer and drier than normal weather to Western Oregon, according to Mark Nelson, meteorologist at … This week, the FOX 12 Weather team breaks down winter so far, crazy gorge winds, and some new holida…. You should never take any one image and say "that's going to happen". 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. As I write this I see Hwy 26 through Government Camp has turned snowy again. A sudden surge of southerly wind should push up the coastline and Willamette Valley in the late afternoon & evening hours Christmas Day. His grandfather remains in critical condition. Yes, this setup should produce 100 mph gusts on the steps of Vista House. But we'll keep a close eye on it of course. Biography. In fact, the Big Island has never had a hurricane make landfall See for yourself (Courtesy Meteorologist Mark Nelson): NHC current projected path, forecasting a near miss for the Big Island. ... Mark Searles Chief Meteorologist at WJAR-TV ... Jeremy Nelson. Check out the 235 mph maximum wind over the far western Pacific Monday afternoon! Of course it's been a different story south of town. I can explain both #1 and #2 just by showing you the 500 millibar forecast from the GEFS (GFS ensembles) for the next two weeks. He joined Whitney Martin, Mike Curkov and Jessica Tighe on the 4:30-7 a.m. newscast. Almost the entire USA has been much warmer than normal...who stole Winter 2020-21? More of the same for at least the next 10-15 days. In 1976, he began working with Weather Central and WKOW TV. No decent skiing until Christmas Vacation. The ECMWF ensemble 850mb temperature forecast shows almost no members below -6/-7, what we need to see to at least get snow down into the West Hills. That's the only one sea-level gap through the Cascades and all the wind is headed there. Notice a 3-4" forecast for Salem, that's just typical wet, nothing too heavy. Expect rain almost every day during the next week; some days will be wetter than others, but I can't find a totally dry day. This is not the official KPTV weather site. It's a classic setup for extra-strong east wind in the western end of the Gorge plus out into the east Portland/Vancouver metro area. Courtesy of the weather station at Corbett Schools. That's because it's holding in a cold pool at 925mb tomorrow afternoon and evening. JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Many South Africans swapped firecrackers for candles to mark New Year’s Eve amid COVID-19 restrictions including a nighttime curfew. 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