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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WIDESPREAD SNOW THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.A WARM FRONT OFF THE PACIFIC WILL SPREAD MOISTURE EAST OF THE
CASCADES ON THURSDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SNOW
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...THE WARM
FRONT WILL OVERRIDE THE COLD AIR AT THE SURFACE AND BRING AREAS OF
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. SIGNIFICANT SNOW
CAN BE EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AND EASTERN
OREGON.

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EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...
WHITE SALMON
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7
PM PST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...WHITE SALMON.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOOR.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING THEN INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SLEET
  AND FREEZING RAIN LATE THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.
  DRIVING ON INTERSTATE 84 AND HIGHWAY 14 WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH
  POOR VISIBILITY AND PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW.

* WINDS...EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ALL ELEVATIONS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CLE ELUM...CLIFFDELL
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 3 PM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
THURSDAY TO 3 PM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...CLE ELUM...CLIFFDELL.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOOR.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 20 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON SOUTH OF MT
  ADAMS AND WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD DURING THE DAY. A PROLONGED
  PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.
  SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 INCH PER
  HOUR POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90
  AND HIGHWAY 12 ALONG THE PASSES.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH MAY CAUSE
  LOCAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ALL ELEVATIONS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...DUFUR...MAUPIN
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10
PM PST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...DUFUR...MAUPIN.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS THEN INCREASING TO 2000 FEET THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST
  ACCUMULATION NEAR THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING ON THURSDAY THEN
  INCREASE IN INTENSITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...A WINTRY
  MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...EAST-NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH MAY
  CAUSE LOCAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ALL ELEVATIONS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...LA PINE...SUNRIVER
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...LA PINE...SUNRIVER.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN DESCHUTES COUNTY EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING THEN WILL SPREAD NORTH DURING THE DAY.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH MAY CAUSE
  AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY
  AND WILL RISE TO 4000 FEET FOR AREAS SOUTH OF MT JEFFERSON
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL OREGON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...
REDMOND
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY SUNRISE THURSDAY MORNING
  THEN INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE DAY. THERE WILL BE LIGHT
  FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO RAIN
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH MAY CAUSE LOCAL BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY RISE DURING THE DAY AND
  WILL BE NEAR 4000 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...
MITCHELL...MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...
SENECA
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM
PST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...MONUMENT...
  SPRAY... BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE JOHN DAY BASIN AND 3
  TO 5 INCHES IN THE OCHOCO-JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING THEN INCREASE
  IN INTENSITY DURING THE DAY. THERE WILL ALSO BE PERIODS OF LIGHT
  FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET IN THE JOHN DAY BASIN LATE THURSDAY
  BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO RAIN.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY RISE DURING THE DAY AND
  WILL BE NEAR 3000 TO 3500 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...
SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 4 AM
PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY
TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
  MORNING...4 TO 5 INCHES. FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON. FROM THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...THERE WILL BE A PROLONGED
  PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW OVER THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. LOCAL WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH
  WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOOR...ALTHOUGH SNOW LEVELS MAY BRIEFLY
  RISE TO NEAR 3500 FEET FRIDAY.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES. LOCALLY 5 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND A TRACE .

* LOCATIONS...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...
  IONE...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING THEN INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...
   A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...
  TOPPENISH...YAKIMA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES. LOCALLY 5 INCHES IN THE
  KITTITAS VALLEY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

WAZ521-080700-
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SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

WAZ028-029-080700-
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LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CONNELL...PROSSER...
TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
257 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...
  WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND A TRACE .

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING THEN INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION...
   A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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