Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
818 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017


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Northern Oregon Cascades-Cascades in Lane County-
Including the cities of Santiam Pass, McKenzie Pass,
and Willamette Pass
818 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT ABOVE 4000 FT FROM 4 AM TO
10 PM PST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from 4 AM to 10 PM
PST Tuesday.



* TIMING...The heaviest snow will likely fall mid Tuesday morning
  through Tuesday afternoon.

* SNOW LEVEL...4500 to 5500 ft early Tuesday morning...falling to
  2500-3500 ft Tuesday afternoon. Snow levels will be lowest
  throughout the event near Mt Hood and highest near Willamette
  Pass.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches near 4000 ft with 6 to 10 inches
  above 5000 ft. The heaviest snow appears likely to fall between
  the Three Sisters and Mt Jefferson including areas near Santiam
  Pass along US20.

* IMPACTS...Lowering snow levels and a period of heavier snow will
  likely produce winter-like travel conditions over the central
  and north Oregon Cascade passes mid Tuesday morning through at
  least Tuesday afternoon.



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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