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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
549 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

ORZ010-011-013-WAZ019-040-220000-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANDY...ESTACADA...
SILVER FALLS STATE PARK...SWEET HOME...GOVERNMENT CAMP...
DETROIT...SANTIAM PASS...MCKENZIE PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...
OAKRIDGE...WILLAMETTE PASS...COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...WIND RIVER VALLEY...TOUTLE...ARIEL...
LAKE MERWIN...YALE LAKE...COUGAR
549 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE CASCADE PASSES TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY...

A SERIES OF COLDER STORMS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN LIGHT
ACCUMULATING FOR THE CASCADE MOUNTAIN PASSES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST
OREGON MONDAY...AND SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER FROM AROUND 7000 FEET
MONDAY MORNING TO AROUND 3500 FEET EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW
LEVELS WILL LOWER ANOTHER 500 FEET...DOWN TO AROUND 3000 FEET...BY
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT ONLY LIGHT AND SPOTTY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE PASSES ON TUESDAY...WITH LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.

THE COOLER AIR WILL REMAIN OVER THE CASCADES AND CASCADE
FOOTHILLS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER FRONT PRODUCES
ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE REGION. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
BRIEF PERIOD OF HEAVIER SNOW LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY...WITH POSSIBLY ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE
CASCADE PASSES. SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON BEFORE THE SNOW LEVELS RISE IN RESPONSE TO A WARM FRONT
EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

SNOW MAY CAUSE SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ACROSS THE CASCADE PASSES
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

HARTLEY



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