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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1252 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

ORZ014-016-WAZ046-201400-
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UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ODELL...HOOD RIVER...CARSON...
UNDERWOOD
1252 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 4 PM PST
FRIDAY FOR THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...
...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA
RIVER GORGE AND UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND POSSIBLE BRIEF FREEZING RAIN...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY. THE PREVIOUS FREEZING
RAIN ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY SUNRISE
  FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID DAY PERIOD
  FRIDAY...DECREASING LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON OR EARLY FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE SNOW...WITH A
  POSSIBLE BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE
  PRECIPITATION.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT...JUST A TRACE TO LESS THAN A
  TENTH OF AN INCH.

* IMPACTS...THE LIGHT SNOW AND ANY POSSIBLE ICE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULTIES ALONG INTERSTATE 84 IN OREGON AND STATE ROUTE 14 IN
  WASHINGTON...AS WELL AS ALONG ADJACENT SECONDARY ROADS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
1252 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
CASCADES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS CANCELLED THE
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY.

THE RISK OF FREEZING RAIN HAS DECREASED IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
CASCADES...THEREFORE THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

HOWEVER, SNOW SHOWERS WILL SPREAD OVER THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING, AND 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING IN SNOW SHOWERS ABOVE 2500 TO 3000 FEET.


$$

ORZ015-WAZ045-201400-
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WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CORBETT
1252 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 4 PM PST
FRIDAY FOR THE WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND POSSIBLE BRIEF FREEZING RAIN...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY SUNRISE
  FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID DAY PERIOD
  FRIDAY...DECREASING LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON OR EARLY FRIDAY
  EVENING. THE PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE SNOW EAST OF
  MULTNOMAH FALLS...WITH A POSSIBLE BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN
  NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE PRECIPITATION. EXPECT RAIN OR SNOW
  WEST OF MULTNOMAH FALLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT...JUST A TRACE TO LESS THAN A
  TENTH OF AN INCH.

* WIND...EAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH...CAUSING BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE LIGHT SNOW AND ANY POSSIBLE ICE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULTIES ALONG INTERSTATE 84 IN OREGON AND STATE ROUTE 14 IN
  WASHINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND



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