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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
601 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

ORZ014-016-WAZ019-046-101200-
/O.CON.KPQR.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ODELL...HOOD RIVER...MOUNT ST. HELENS...
CARSON...UNDERWOOD
601 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY FOR THE UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY...THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA
RIVER GORGE AND THE SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4
AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW AT TIMES CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...BRINGING TOTALS SINCE THURSDAY UP
  TO 10 TO 18 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY DIFFICULT ALONG
  INTERSTATE 84 AND HIGHWAY 14 AS WELL AS IN THE SOUTH
  WASHINGTON CASCADES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$



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