NOAA is forecasting the biggest snow storm since 2014/15 to slam into the Cascade mountains of Oregon this weekend bringing 25-foot waves to the coast, 60mph winds, and 20-inches of snowfall to the mountains on Sunday and Monday.
...BEST SNOW POTENTIAL SINCE LAST WINTER FOR THE CASCADE PASSES AND FOOTHILLS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY... - NOAA Portland, OR
NOAA is forecasting 10-20″ of snow above 6,000-feet in Oregon on Sunday and Monday. Mt. Hood and Mt. Bachelor ski resorts are above 6,000-feet and will be getting this big snow.
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COULD BE HEAVY ENOUGH AT TIMES TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE CASCADES AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITHIN THE FOOTHILLS COULD SEE 10 TO 13 INCHES OF SNOW OVER THE COURSE OF THE 36 HOUR PERIOD FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. UP TO 20 INCHES IS POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE CASCADES. - NOAA Portland, OR today
Snow levels are forecast to fall as low as 2,000-feet by Sunday afternoonn.
SNOW LEVELS WILL DRAMATICALLY LOWER BELOW THE PASSES EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...ULTIMATELY FALLING TO AROUND 2000 FEET SUNDAY AFTERNOON. -NOAA Portland, OR today
Breaking waves on the Oregon coast will be as high as 25-feet tall this weekend. High surf warnings are in effect in coastal areas.
STORM FORCE WINDS OFFSHORE WILL PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES IN EXCESS OF 25 FEET ALONG SOUTHWARD FACING SHORELINES. - NOAA Medford, OR today
No ski resorts are yet open in the state of Oregon but Mt. Bachelor, the highest ski resort in the Pacific Northwest, will be opening on November 25th.
Bachelor might think about opening early after this storm…