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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:00 PM PST on December 07, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 am Thursday to midnight
PST Thursday night for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro
areas... the Interstate 5 corridor and lower Columbia region of
southwest Washington and extreme northwest Oregon... the north
Oregon Coast Range... the Willapa Hills of southwest Washington... the
north Oregon Cascade foothills... and the South Washington Cascade
foothills...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter
Storm Warning... which is in effect from 8 am Thursday to midnight
PST Thursday night.

* Timing... snow will begin mid to late morning on Thursday...
continue through much of the day Thursday in the inland areas
but start to change to freezing rain in the coastal mountains in
the afternoon and in the inland areas around 4 PM. Freezing
rain will then continue inland until midnight... especially near
The Gorge.

* Snow accumulations... generally 2 to 4 inches... but locally 3 to
6 inches in areas such as far eastern Clark County... on the
foothills of the Cascades and in the coastal mountains.

* Ice accumulations... up to a quarter inch of ice is possible
later Thursday and Thursday night.

* Wind... strong east winds locally gusting 40 to 50 mph across
the eastern Portland and Vancouver Metro area will lead to
areas of blowing snow... as well as cold wind chills.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult... especially from late
morning through Thursday evening. Power outages are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet,
and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible.
This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.






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California - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning
Colorado - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Special Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Watch , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report
Ohio - Lake Effect Snow Watch
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Hard Freeze Warning
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement

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