Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
835 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED OVER THE BLUE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS WASHINGTON AND
OREGON TONIGHT AND SUNDAY BRINGING HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW TO THE
REGION AND COLDER AIR BEHIND IT. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS
THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON.

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NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...
SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT
835 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

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

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 4000
  FEET.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE EVENING AND BECOME
  HEAVIER TOWARD DAYBREAK. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW COULD MIX WITH A LITTLE RAIN
  FOR A SHORT TIME BELOW 4000 FEET SUNDAY AROUND MID MORNING
  BEFORE COLD AIR RETURNS TO THE REGION IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

* SNOW LEVEL...3600 FEET LOWERING TO BELOW 3000 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 WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CLE ELUM...CLIFFDELL
835 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST
SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...EASTON...ROSLYN AND CLIFFDELL.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

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

* TIMING...WET SNOW IS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING AND IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL BE
  MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY OVERNIGHT.
  THERE COULD ALSO BE SOME BLOWING SNOW SUNDAY MORNING AS WINDS
  INCREASE.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...2500 FEET OVERNIGHT LOWERING TO 1900 FEET SUNDAY
  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
835 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
PST SUNDAY.

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

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE OR NO ICE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

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

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP PRIOR TO DAYBREAK SUNDAY.
  PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ABOVE 3500
  FEET...WITH A RAIN AND SNOW MIX BELOW THIS LEVEL.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY OVERNIGHT.
  THERE COULD ALSO BE SOME BLOWING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS WINDS
  INCREASE.

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

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

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 FEET LOWERING TO VALLEY FLOORS AFTER SUNSET
  SUNDAY.

* 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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