Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
534 AM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED OVER THE BLUE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ALONG THE CASCADE EAST SLOPES AND ACROSS
WALLOWA COUNTY TODAY...

.A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS WASHINGTON AND OREGON TODAY
BRINGING HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW TO THE REGION WITH COLDER AIR
BEHIND IT.

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NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...
SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT
534 AM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 3800
  FEET.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVIER BY MID MORNING. THE
  HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF BY EVENING. SNOW COULD MIX
  WITH A LITTLE RAIN FOR A SHORT TIME BELOW 4000 FEET THIS
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME COVERED WITH HEAVY WET SNOW AND
  TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT BY MID MORNING. THERE COULD ALSO
  BE SOME BLOWING OR DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...3800 FEET LOWERING TO BELOW 2900 FEET IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* 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
534 AM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR SNOW... WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW WEST
  OF SUNRIVER AND LA PINE.

* TIMING...SNOW...BRIEFLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE DAY TODAY. THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO RAIN BELOW
  4500 FEET AT TIMES THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THERE
  COULD ALSO BE SOME DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...4400 FEET THIS MORNING LOWERING TO 3800 IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* 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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EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CLE ELUM...CLIFFDELL
534 AM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST
TODAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES...LOCALLY UP TO 12 INCHES
  NEAR SNOQUALMIE PASS. 1 TO 2 INCHES EXPECTED IN CLE ELUM.

* TIMING...WET SNOW WILL TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING...THEN
  TAPER OFF TO SCATTERED SHOWERS BY NOON. SNOW WILL BE MODERATE
  TO HEAVY AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THERE COULD
  ALSO BE SOME BLOWING OR DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO 1700 FEET THIS MORNING.

* 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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WALLOWA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA
534 AM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES. UP TO 12 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY. A RAIN
  AND SNOW MIX BELOW 3600 FEET WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS MORNING
  AND THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THERE
  COULD ALSO BE SOME LOCAL DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...2900 FEET RISING TO 3600 FEET BY NOON...THEN
  LOWERING TO VALLEY FLOORS AFTER SUNSET LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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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