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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
318 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

WAZ019-031930-
/O.NEW.KPQR.WW.Y.0024.161204T0300Z-161204T1800Z/
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MOUNT ST. HELENS
318 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SUNDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVELS...3000 TO 3500 FEET.

* ACCUMULATION...6 TO 12 INCHES.

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.

&&

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Special Weather Statement

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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