Weather Service Report


840 
WWUS46 KPQR 141046
WSWPQR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
346 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

ORZ011-013-WAZ019-150100-
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NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKRIDGE...MOUNT ST. HELENS
346 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON
CASCADES...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PDT THIS EVENING. 

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WEATHER...FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...2000 TO 3000 FEET.

* ACCUMULATION...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW CAN
  BE EXPECTED BY THE END OF THE DAY. EXPECT HIGHER ELEVATIONS
  POSSIBLY RECEIVING CLOSE TO A FOOT. THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL BE ABOVE 4000 TO 5000 FEET...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLUSHY WITH 
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. 
  CARRY CHAINS AND EXTRA CLOTHING AND PROVISIONS SHOULD YOU 
  BECOME DELAYED WHILE TRAVELING ACROSS THE CASCADES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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