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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:18 PM PST on December 08, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight PST
tonight for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro area and
surrounding Coast Range and foothill areas... the lower
Columbia... the Interstate 5 corridor in Cowlitz County... and
Willapa Hills...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight PST
tonight.

* Timing... occasional snow will continue this afternoon...
changing to sleet or freezing drizzle this evening. Exception
will be in the southeast Portland Metro... where sleet and
freezing rain are already mixing in this afternoon.

* Snow accumulations... additional snow accumulations will vary...
especially due to significant blowing and drifting of snow. Up
to 2 additional inches are expected... yielding storm totals of
1 to 4 inches.

* Ice accumulations... around one tenth of an inch on average...
though southeastern portions of the Portland Metro may approach
one quarter inch of ice.

* Wind... strong east winds locally gusting 40 to 50 mph across
the eastern Portland and Vancouver Metro area will lead to
areas of blowing snow... as well as cold wind chills.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult... especially from this
afternoon through evening. Some power outages are likely
across the area due to the snow and ice accumulation
combined with the wind.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are
likely. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.





Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:51 PM PST on December 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 08, 2016


... Wind Advisory for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro
area will expire at 4 PM PST this afternoon...

The Wind Advisory will expire at 4 PM PST this afternoon.
Winds have dropped some and will continue to decrease through the
evening and overnight hours. However, conditions will remain
breezy at least through the evening hours.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Freeze Warning , Public Information Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arkansas - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freeze Warning , Freeze Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Freeze Watch
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement
Minnesota - Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Freeze Watch , Special Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning, Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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