Latest weather forecast

Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Portland OR
646 PM PST Sat Feb 9 2019

Central Willamette Valley-South Willamette Valley-
Including the cities of Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton,
Dallas, Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, and Lebanon
646 PM PST Sat Feb 9 2019


* WHAT...Light snow. Additional snow accumulations generally less
  than an inch. But, could see local spots with 1 to 2 inches,
  mainly along and west of highway 99W and closer to the Coast

* WHERE...Central and South Willamette Valley.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on spots of ice on roads, especially
  later this evening as temperatures lower below freezing and
  moisture on roadways turns to ice.


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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.




Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
304 PM PST Sat Feb 9 2019

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-Central Willamette Valley-
South Willamette Valley-Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Northern Oregon Cascades-Cascade Foothills in Lane County-
Cascades in Lane County-Upper Hood River Valley-
Western Columbia River Gorge-Central Columbia River Gorge-
South Washington Cascades-Willapa Hills-South Washington Coast-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
South Washington Cascade Foothills-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather,
Yachats, Florence, Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit, Lees Camp,
Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater, Swisshome, Veneta,
St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, Portland, Wilsonville,
Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn,
Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon,
Sandy, Estacada, Silver Falls State Park, Sweet Home,
Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Vida, Jasper, Lowell,
Cottage Grove, McKenzie Pass, McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge,
Willamette Pass, Parkdale, Odell, Corbett, Rooster Rock,
Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River,
Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center, Mount St. Helens,
Wind River Valley, Willapa, Frances, Elk Mountain, Ryderwood,
Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet,
Cape Disappointment, Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver,
Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy, Toutle,
Ariel, Lake Merwin, Yale Lake, Cougar, North Bonneville,
Stevenson, Carson, and Underwood
304 PM PST Sat Feb 9 2019


The coldest air so far this winter season will be apparent
tonight as overnight lows drop to the lower to middle 20s along
the coast, and into the middle and upper teens for much of the

Temperatures across much of the region will drop below freezing
quickly between 5 pm and 8 pm, which will create issues for
motorists and pedestrians. Any snow covered or slushy spots will
freeze, turning those areas into icy sheets. Otherwise, any
moisture on the roadways and sidewalks will freeze, creating many
icy spots, especially on rural roadways. Looks can be deceiving,
as what may look to just wet road could easily be a stretch of
ice. As the sun sets, motorists should be prepared for such

If going out for a walk overnight, or using public transportation,
ensure that you are dressed appropriately for the cold. Those
around Portland and Vancouver metro, and into the western Columbia
Gorge, will see breezy east winds into tonight, creating wind
chill of 10 to 20 degrees, and in the single digits at times
closer to the Columbia Gorge.

In addition, those with pets who often stay outdoors at night
should take care to ensure those animals have proper shelter



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