Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 1:20 PM PST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST
Saturday above 1500 feet...

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through late Sunday night...

* what... snow expected above 1500 feet. Snow accumulations of 2 to
5 inches expected through tonight. Additional snow accumulations
of 6 to 14 inches possible Saturday night through late Sunday
night. Accumulations will be the heaviest above 2000 feet and
near the Columbia Gorge.

* Where... northern Oregon Cascade foothills.

* When... first burst of heavier snow comes this evening, with snow
then tapering off overnight. Steadier snow is expected to
develop Saturday evening, continuing through Sunday night. Snow
may be heavy at times Sunday night. Snow levels rise above the
foothill elevations Monday.

* Additional details... travel may become difficult this evening
due to snow covered roads. Be sure to carry chains and a winter
emergency kit if you must travel. Travel may become extremely
difficult or impossible Saturday night and Sunday due to heavy

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.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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