Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
126 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

ORZ011-013-WAZ019-032300-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOVERNMENT CAMP...DETROIT...
SANTIAM PASS...MCKENZIE PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...OAKRIDGE...
WILLAMETTE PASS...COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...WIND RIVER VALLEY
126 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWS COMING TO THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
AND NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

A POTENT MOIST BUT RELATIVELY COOL WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BE MOVING
INTO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON SATURDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOWS IN THE SOUTH
WASHINGTON AND NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES.

SNOW AMOUNTS COULD REACH 8 TO 15 INCHES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUCH
AS AT TIMBERLINE SKI RESORT AND AT MOUNT HOOD MEADOWS. AMOUNTS AT
THE PASSES THROUGH THE CASCADES COULD REACH 4 TO 8 INCHES.

THE PERIOD OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES
WILL BE FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT UNTIL NOON SUNDAY. THE PERIOD
OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW IN THE NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES WILL
BE ON SUNDAY.

EXPECT ROADS IN THE CASCADES TO BE SNOW COVERED AND ICY...CREATING
DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. BE SURE TO CARRY CHAINS AS WELL AS
EXTRA PROVISIONS SHOULD YOU TRAVEL THROUGH THE CASCADES THIS
WEEKEND.


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


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