Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
853 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014


WAZ019-281500-
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SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MOUNT ST. HELENS
853 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST MONDAY FOR
THE SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM
PST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY INTO
  EARLY MONDAY. SNOWFALL RATES WILL LIKELY BE HIGHEST LATE TONIGHT
  INTO EARLY SUNDAY...AND AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 2500 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...FALLING TO
  BELOW 1000 FEET LATER SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

* ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES TONIGHT...1 TO 3
  INCHES SUNDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL COVER ROADS AND MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.
  BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO A FEW
  HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES. DRIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE SNOW WILL
  LIKELY AFFECT HOLIDAY TRAFFIC THROUGH THE CASCADES.

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.

&&

$$

ORZ011-013-281500-
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NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OAKRIDGE
853 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST MONDAY FOR
THE NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING...LINGERING IN THE LANE COUNTY CASCADES INTO MONDAY
  AFTERNOON. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING...AND AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...3000 TO 3500 FEET TONIGHT...LOWERING TO AROUND 2500
  FEET SUNDAY...TO 1000 TO 1500 FEET LATER SUNDAY NIGHT AND BELOW
  1000 FEET MONDAY.

* ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES TONIGHT...WITH 1 TO 3
  INCHES SUNDAY AND 2 TO 5 INCHES SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL COVER ROADS AND MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.
  BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO A FEW
  HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES. DRIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE SNOW WILL
  LIKELY AFFECT HOLIDAY TRAFFIC THROUGH THE CASCADES.

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.

&&

$$

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



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