NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For OR & WA | 8-15″ of Snow Is Expected To Fall Through Friday Night

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Oregon and Washington. It is in effect until Friday Night at 5pm. A cold front is expected to move through, which will lower snow levels as the storm progresses. Another round of snow is expected to impact the area throughout the weekend.

8-15″ of snow is expected to fall through Friday Night.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

  • Oregon
  • Washington
7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOD for the PNW. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals for the PNW are HUGE! Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to drop throughout the storm, they will lower down to 4500-4000ft.

Additional Storm Info:

Wet weekend ahead in Portland, OR. Image: NOAA Portland, OR
“Mountain snow tonight into Friday morning and again Friday night into Saturday morning. Here are expected snow totals thru Saturday morning.” Image: NOAA Medford, OR

Oregon: 8-15″ of Snow Through Friday Night

* Total snow accumulations through Friday of 3 to 7
  inches at the passes and 8 to 15 inches at higher elevations.
  Snow levels around 4500 feet.
  - NOAA Portland, OR
Weekend precipitation totals in Washington. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA
Winter driving conditions are expected Friday Morning in Washington. Image: NOAA Spokane, WA

Washington (Southern Portion): 8-15″ of Snow Through Friday Night

* Total snow accumulations through Friday of 3 to 7
  inches at the passes and 8 to 15 inches at higher elevations.
  Snow levels around 4500 feet.
  - NOAA Portland, OR
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

OR/WA Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
810 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

South Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass,
McKenzie Pass, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge, Willamette Pass,
Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens,
and Wind River Valley

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Plan on roads becoming snow covered and
 slippery. Total snow accumulations through Friday of 3 to 7
 inches at the passes and 8 to 15 inches at higher elevations.
 Snow levels around 4500 feet.

* WHERE...In Oregon, Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in
 Lane County. In Washington, South Washington Cascades.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for reduced visibilities at times.


			

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