Greater Portland Metro Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 12:17 PM PST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to
6 am PST Thursday...

* what... snow expected. Widespread accumulations of 1 to 2 inches
are likely, with localized amounts up to 4 inches for
elevations above 500 feet.

* Where... areas include all of the southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon interior lowlands, with the exception of the
central Columbia River gorge and Upper Hood River Valley.

* When... from 10 PM this evening to 6 am PST Thursday morning.
Light snow may develop earlier in the evening, but little to no
accumulation is expected until the overnight hours.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions. Expect
reductions in visibility at times. Although snow is expected to
mainly be over before the morning commute, travel may be
impacted significantly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.