Winter Weather Headed For The PNW | 10-18″ of Snow Forecasted For Oregon

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. BLUE= Winter Storm Watch
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

As we move towards the weekend, a strong storm system is expected to drop snow on the PNW from early Friday Morning through Saturday Afternoon.

10-18″ of Snow are forecasted in Oregon.

Powder turns are on tap at Mt. Bachelor this weekend.

NOAA Has Issued Winter Storm Warnings For:

  • Oregon
  • Washington

NOAA Has Issued Winter Weather Advisories For:

  • Oregon
  • Washington

(NOAA has also issued Winter Storm Watches For: Oregon and Washington)

7 Day Snowfall Totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 Day Snowfall Totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 Day Precipitation Totals. Image: NOAA
7 Day Precipitation Totals. Image: NOAA

HUGE precipitation totals are expected for the PNW throughout the next week. Snow levels are relatively low for this storm, on Friday they are below 1000ft, but they will move to around 2000-3000ft Saturday.

More Storm Information:

Wet Weather Returns. Image: NOAA Medford, OR
Wet Weather Returns. Image: NOAA Medford, OR
Snow arrives early Friday Morning. Image: NOAA Medford, OR
Snow arrives early Friday Morning. Image: NOAA Medford, OR

Oregon: 10-18″ of Snow

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS 10 TO
 18 INCHES.
- NOAA Medford, OR
Washington may have warmer precipitation. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA
Washington may have warmer precipitation. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA

Washington: 7-12″ of Snow

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES FOR THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES 
SOUTH OF WHITE PASS...WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES NORTH OF WHITE PASS. 5 TO 9 INCHES EXPECTED IN THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS.
- NOAA Seattle, WA
6-10 Day Temperature Outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 Day Temperature Outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 Day Precipitation Outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 Day Precipitation Outlook. Image: NOAA

Oregon Winter Storm Warning:

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM PSTSATURDAY...THE NATIONAL 
WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A WINTERSTORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND ICE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS 
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH.

* LOCATIONS...ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS ANDIN THE MOUNTAINS 10 TO 
18 INCHES.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW DEVELOPS EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUESTHROUGH THE DAY 
BEFORE MIXING WITH RAIN...FREEZING RAIN ANDSLEET FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. SOME LOCALIZEDBLOWING SNOW WILL BE 
POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
Powder Turns at Mt. Bachelor. Image: Jon Tapper
Powder Turns at Mt. Bachelor. Image: Jon Tapper


			

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