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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1045 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WIDESPREAD SNOW TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.A WARM FRONT WILL SPREAD MOISTURE EAST OF THE CASCADES TODAY.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SNOW TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...THE WARM FRONT WILL OVERRIDE THE COLD AIR AT
THE SURFACE AND BRING AREAS OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TO THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS. SIGNIFICANT SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS
OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AND EASTERN OREGON.

ORZ044-507-WAZ026>029-090645-
/O.COR.KPDT.WW.Y.0016.161208T1900Z-161209T0900Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...
PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...
DAYTON...WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
1045 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST
FRIDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* LOCATIONS...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...
  IONE...CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
  WALLA WALLA...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...
  TOPPENISH...YAKIMA.

* SNOW LEVEL...BASIN FLOOR.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING
  BY LATE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING LATE THIS EVENING. IN
  ADDITION...A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
  IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...AREA ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.
  LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=PDT.

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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