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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Portland, Portland International Airport (KPDX)

Lat: 45.59578°NLon: 122.60917°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.36 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 07 Dec 1:10 am PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Portland OR

Winter Storm Watch December 8, 04:00am until December 8, 06:00pm
Wind Advisory December 7, 03:00pm until December 8, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Light north wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. East northeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow, mainly after 4am.  Low around 29. East wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 1pm, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 1pm.  High near 34. East wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain before 10pm, then showers after 10pm.  Low around 35. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers.  High near 46. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Light north wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. East northeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Snow, mainly after 4am. Low around 29. East wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Snow before 10am, then snow and sleet between 10am and 1pm, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 1pm. High near 34. East wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Rain before 10pm, then showers after 10pm. Low around 35. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers. High near 46. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Portland OR
 45.48°N 122.66°W (Elev. 200 ft)
9:23 pm PST Dec 6, 2016
1am PST Dec 7, 2016-6pm PST Dec 13, 2016
 
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