Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
723 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-
Western Columbia River Gorge-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro,
Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Corbett,
Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Longview, Kelso,
Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal,
Yacolt, Amboy, North Bonneville, and Stevenson
723 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018


Another weather system is expected to drop south into Southwest
Washington and Northwest Oregon this afternoon and tonight.
Initial precipitation reaches Southwest Washington late this
morning and then sags south in the afternoon. The precipitation
inland will likely start as snow, initially quite light, before
increasing by evening through the Lower Columbia, Interstate 5
corridor of Cowlitz County, Greater Portland and Vancouver metro
areas and West Columbia River Gorge. See the latest statements for
advisories in effect. The transition to rain in the lowlands is
expected to occur late tonight and early Saturday morning.


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