Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 5:11 AM PST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 4 am PST Saturday above 1500 feet...

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through late Sunday night...

* what... snow expected above 1500 feet. Snow accumulations of 3
to 7 inches expected through tonight. Additional snow
accumulations of 8 to 18 inches possible Saturday afternoon
through late Sunday night. Accumulations will be the heaviest
above 2000 feet and near the Columbia Gorge.

* Where... northern Oregon Cascade foothills.

* When... first burst of heavier snow comes this evening, with
snow then tapering off overnight. Steadier, heavier snow is
expected to develop Saturday afternoon and evening, continuing
through Sunday night before snow levels rise above the
foothill elevations late Sunday night or early Monday.

* Additional details... travel will become difficult this evening
due to snow covered roads. Be sure to carry chains and a
winter emergency kit if you must travel. Travel may become
extremely difficult or impossible Saturday night and Sunday
due to heavy snow.

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.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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

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