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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service PORTLAND OR
718 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

ORZ003-005>007-010-014-016-WAZ020-022-039-040-046-071700-
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-Upper Hood River Valley-
Central Columbia River Gorge-Willapa Hills-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
South Washington Cascade Foothills-
Including the cities of...Vernonia...Jewell...Sunset Summit...
Lees Camp...Trask...St. Helens...Clatskanie...Hillsboro...
Portland...Wilsonville...Oregon City...Gresham...Troutdale...
Salem...McMinnville...Woodburn...Stayton...Dallas...Sandy...
Estacada...Silver Falls State Park...Sweet Home...Parkdale...
Odell...Hood River...Willapa...Frances...Elk Mountain...
Ryderwood...Longview...Kelso...Castle Rock...Vancouver...
Battle Ground...Ridgefield...Washougal...Yacolt...Amboy...
Toutle...Ariel...Lake Merwin...Yale Lake...Cougar...Carson...
Underwood
718 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

...SOME ROADS LIKELY TO BE ICY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE COLDEST NIGHT SO FAR THIS SEASON WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO
DROP INTO THE 20S FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST
OREGON TONIGHT. ENOUGH MOISTURE LINGERS NEAR THE GROUND THAT ROADS
AND SIDEWALKS MAY BECOME FROSTY OR ICY OVERNIGHT...RESULTING IN
SOME SLICK SPOTS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. SECONDARY AND
UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO BECOMING ICY.

USE CAUTION IF PLANNING ON DRIVING TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY MORNING.
BLACK ICE CAN BE DIFFICULT TO SPOT AT ANY SPEED...AND CAN CAUSE A
VEHICLE TO LOSE TRACTION WITH LITTLE WARNING.

$$

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-071700-
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of...Astoria...Cannon Beach...Tillamook...
Netarts...Pacific City...Lincoln City...Newport...
Cape Foulweather...Yachats...Florence...Raymond...Long Beach...
Ocean Park...Naselle...Cathlamet...Cape Disappointment
718 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

...SOME ROADS LIKELY TO BE ICY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...

...MIXED WINTER PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
AND NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON COASTS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY...

THE COLDEST NIGHT SO FAR THIS SEASON WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO
DROP INTO THE 20S FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST
OREGON TONIGHT. ENOUGH MOISTURE LINGERS NEAR THE GROUND THAT ROADS
AND SIDEWALKS MAY BECOME FROSTY OR ICY OVERNIGHT...RESULTING IN
SOME SLICK SPOTS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. SECONDARY AND
UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO BECOMING ICY.

USE CAUTION IF PLANNING ON DRIVING TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY MORNING.
BLACK ICE CAN BE DIFFICULT TO SPOT AT ANY SPEED...AND CAN CAUSE A
VEHICLE TO LOSE TRACTION WITH LITTLE WARNING.

ADDITIONALLY...A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM WILL SPREAD MOISTURE OVER
AN EXISTING COLD AIR MASS ALONG THE COAST LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY.

MIXED PRECIPITATION OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ARE POSSIBLE.
AMOUNTS ALONG THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST WILL PROBABLY BE LIGHT AND
BRIEF BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO RAIN THURSDAY MORNING.

FARTHER NORTH...THE LOW LEVEL COLD AIR WILL LAST LONGER AND SOME
ICE OR EVEN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH A GOOD PART OF
THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN LATER IN THE DAY.

OVERALL...BE PREPARED FOR SLICK ROADS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...
AND FOR SOME WINTER WEATHER ALONG THE COAST THURSDAY.

$$

WEAGLE/TOLLESON



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