The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches and Winter Weather Advisories for Oregon. They are in effect Today – Sunday. Three rounds of snowfall are expected to impact the area throughout the weekend, which will make for some epic skiing conditions.
15-30″ of Snow Today – Sunday In Oregon.
Snow levels are expected stay above 3,000ft, but they are forecasted to drop down below 1,500ft by the time Sunday Afternoon rolls around.
Additional Storm Info:
Oregon: 15-30″ of Snow Today – Sunday
OR Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Portland OR 846 PM PST Thu Feb 15 2018 Northern Oregon Cascades-South Washington Cascades- Including the cities of Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens, and Wind River Valley ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM PST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Snow expected Friday. Heavy snow possible Saturday. * WHERE...The south Washington Cascades and north Oregon Cascades. * WHEN...FRIDAY...3 to 6 inches of snow are expected. Snow levels 1500-2500 feet in the morning rising to 3000-4000 in the evening. * WHEN...SATURDAY...8 to 16 inches of snow, but mainly across the highest elevations. In addition, 30 to 50 mph winds with gusts to 70 mph will be possible near and above treeline. Snow levels should start off near or above the Cascade passes (around 4500-5000 feet) during the morning hours and then slowly fall in the afternoon and reach 3000-4000 feet by evening. Precipitation intensity should decrease Saturday afternoon and evening, which may limit snowfall totals at the Cascade passes. * WHEN...SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...4 to 8 inches of snow are expected. Snow levels will continue to fall from 3000-4000 feet Saturday evening to less than 1500 feet Sunday afternoon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect difficult travel conditions, but there could be brief reprieve early Saturday, but this remains uncertain at this time. Significant reductions in visibility are expected.