Weather Alert

Winter Weather Advisory Downgraded Wednesday Morning

Portland, Ore. — (Update 3:35am) – The National Weather Service in Portland has downgraded the latest Winter Weather Advisory now to a Special Weather Statement.

Ares of light snow this morning will result in accumulations
generally of an inch or less for low elevations across much of
northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

Although any accumulations will be light, it will still be enough
to cause slick roads and dangerous driving conditions through the
morning commute. Be careful. Slow down and give yourself extra
time to reach your destination.

 

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
335 AM PST Wed Feb 27 2019

ORZ001-002-005>007-015-016-WAZ021-022-039-045-046-271800-
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
Western Columbia River Gorge-Central Columbia River Gorge-
South Washington Coast-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather,
Yachats, Florence, St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, Portland,
Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville,
Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Corbett, Rooster Rock,
Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River, Raymond, Long Beach,
Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, Cape Disappointment, Longview,
Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield,
Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy, North Bonneville, Stevenson, Carson,
and Underwood
335 AM PST Wed Feb 27 2019

Ares of light snow this morning will result in accumulations
generally of an inch or less for low elevations across much of
northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.

Although any accumulations will be light, it will still be enough
to cause slick roads and dangerous driving conditions through the
morning commute. Be careful. Slow down and give yourself extra
time to reach your destination.

 

Previous story:

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Greater Portland Metro Area starting at 10:00 P.M. Tuesday night.

Forecasters say west and south of Portland could see up to two inches of snow overnight while Clark County and areas near the Columbia River will see less than an inch.

Stay connected with FM News 101 KXL for the latest on this new Winter Weather Advisory.

 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two
  inches, mainly to the west and south of Portland. Areas across
  Clark County and near the Columbia River will generally see less
  than an inch of snow. Gusty east winds will continue, with
  gusts 25 to 35 mph, but closer to 45 mph near the Columbia
  Gorge.

* WHERE...In Washington, Greater Vancouver Area. In Oregon,
  Greater Portland Metro Area.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening through Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions later
  tonight into Wednesday morning. These hazardous conditions could
  impact the Wednesday morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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