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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

SNOW LEVELS MAY DROP DOWN TO CLOSE TO THE VALLEY FLOORS LATE
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS AT THE VALLEY FLOORS
WILL BE HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON HOW FAST ROADS COOL OFF AND THE SNOW
BEGINS TO STICK.

ORZ004-051945-
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CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...VENETA
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL COAST RANGE
OF WESTERN OREGON UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS INCREASING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING
  THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...1500 FEET.

* ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

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 OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
CASCADE FOOTHILLS IN LANE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANDY...ESTACADA...SWEET HOME...
COTTAGE GROVE
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE NORTH OREGON AND LANCE COUNTY
CASCADE FOOTHILLS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS INCREASING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING
  INTO TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATION...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS TODAY AND TONIGHT 4 TO 9
  INCHES.

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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SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MOUNT ST. HELENS
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION...NEW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES TODAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK...CREATING
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ011-013-051945-
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NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OAKRIDGE
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH OREGON
AND LANE COUNTY CASCADES UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION...NEW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES TODAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK...CREATING
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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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COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-WILLAPA HILLS-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
LAKE MERWIN...COUGAR
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WILLAPA
HILLS...THE COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON...AND THE SOUTH
WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PST TODAY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING.

* SNOW LEVELS...1000 FEET.

* ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE WILLAPA HILLS AND NORTHWEST
  OREGON COAST RANGE. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
  CASCADE FOOTHILLS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AS ROADS BECOME SNOW
  COVERED.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ005-WAZ022-051945-
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LOWER COLUMBIA-I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. HELENS...LONGVIEW...KELSO
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE LOWER
COLUMBIA AND I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY UNTIL NOON PST
TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PST TODAY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH THE MORNING.

* ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES ABOVE 500 FEET...AN INCH OR LESS
  BELOW 500 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THE BEST CHANCE FOR PERSISTENT SNOW WILL OCCUR
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. THERE IS UNCERTAINTY WHETHER SNOW
  WILL STICK TO ROAD SURFACES... BUT EVEN FALLING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN TRAVEL DELAYS OR ACCIDENTS. IF YOU MUST DRIVE
  DURING THIS TIME...PROVIDE EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND
  MAINTAIN SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

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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UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ODELL...CORBETT...HOOD RIVER...CARSON...
UNDERWOOD
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...AND WESTERN AND CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE UNTIL
2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 500 FEET IN THE WESTERN GORGE...DOWN TO
  VALLEY FLOORS IN THE CENTRAL GORGE AND UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY.

* ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ006-WAZ039-051945-
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GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...WASHOUGAL
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GREATER
PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER METRO AREA UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES...MAINLY ABOVE 750 FEET. ANY
  ACCUMULATIONS BELOW 750 FEET AN INCH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...THE BEST CHANCE FOR PERSISTENT SNOW WILL OCCUR
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. THERE IS UNCERTAINTY WHETHER SNOW
  WILL STICK TO ROAD SURFACES... BUT EVEN FALLING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN TRAVEL DELAYS OR ACCIDENTS. IF YOU MUST DRIVE
  DURING THIS TIME...PROVIDE EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND
  MAINTAIN SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

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 WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE
340 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL
WILLAMETTE VALLEY UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES ABOVE 1000 FEET. ANY ACCUMULATIONS
  BELOW 1000 FEET LESS THAN 1 INCH.

* IMPACTS...THE BEST CHANCE FOR PERSISTENT SNOW WILL OCCUR
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. THERE IS UNCERTAINTY WHETHER SNOW
  WILL STICK TO ROAD SURFACES... BUT EVEN FALLING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN TRAVEL DELAYS OR ACCIDENTS. IF YOU MUST DRIVE
  DURING THIS TIME...PROVIDE EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND
  MAINTAIN SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

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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