Northern Oregon Cascades Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:08 AM PST Dec. 9, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST

* what... mixed precipitation types are expected. Expect 3 to 8
inches of snow for Mount Hood and eastern portions of Skamania
County, with considerably less snow near Santiam Pass. For
Santiam Pass and in the Cascade valleys, expect ice
accumulations of one tenth to one quarter inch.

* Where... South Washington Cascades and north Oregon Cascades.

* When... until 9 am PST Monday.

* Additional details... snow levels will be lower in eastern
Skamania County and Hood River County than the rest of the area,
resulting in mainly snow and sleet for areas near Mount Adams
and Columbia River gorge. After brief snow near Santiam Pass,
snow levels are expected to rise to 5000 to 6000 feet this
afternoon and evening, with precipitation possibly changing to
freezing rain for Santiam Pass.

* Impacts... those traveling into the Cascades today or tonight
should be prepared for a variety of winter travel challenges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
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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