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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
359 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SNOW TODAY THEN DECREASING OVERNIGHT...

.A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH
TODAY WITH PERIODS OF SNOW DEVELOPING AND CONTINUING THROUGH
TONIGHT. SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR RAIN COULD MIX IN AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE AND LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN.

WAZ026-027-202300-
/O.EXB.KPDT.WW.Y.0008.170120T1800Z-170121T1200Z/
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA
359 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 AM PST SATURDAY...

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

* LOCATIONS...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...
  TOPPENISH...YAKIMA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO TONIGHT THEN TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SNOW AND ICE COVERED...
  CREATING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...500 FEET.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

ORZ041-510-WAZ024-521-202300-
/O.CON.KPDT.WW.Y.0008.170120T1500Z-170121T1200Z/
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...
DUFUR...MAUPIN...WHITE SALMON...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
359 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...DUFUR...MAUPIN...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...
  GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON...WHITE SALMON.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO A COUPLE HUNDRETHS OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH AROUND
  MIDDAY AND WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF. SOME
  RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN COULD MIX IN AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SNOW AND ICE COVERED...
  CREATING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

* SNOW LEVEL...0 RISING TO AROUND 500 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* 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 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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