Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
243 PM PDT SUN MAR 22 2015

ORZ011-013-WAZ019-231115-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOVERNMENT CAMP...DETROIT...
SANTIAM PASS...MCKENZIE PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...OAKRIDGE...
WILLAMETTE PASS...COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...WIND RIVER VALLEY
243 PM PDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SNOW AT TIMES FOR THE CASCADES TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

SNOW LEVELS ARE AROUND 5500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...BUT WILL LOWER
TO THE CASCADE PASSES TONIGHT BEHIND A COLD FRONT. AN AREA OF
COOL UNSTABLE AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TONIGHT WITH 1 TO 3
INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER SURGE OF MOISTURE AND
MOUNTAIN SNOW MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW LEVEL
WILL REMAIN AT OR JUST BELOW THE CASCADE PASSES...AND AN
ADDITIONAL 4 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

IF PLANNING TO TRAVEL THROUGH THE CASCADES EARLY THIS WEEK...BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.
CARRY CHAINS...AS WELL AS EXTRA PROVISIONS SHOULD YOU BECOME
DELAYED WHILE CROSSING THE CASCADES.

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