Upper Hood River Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:21 PM PST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this
evening to 11 am PST Sunday...
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Sunday night
through late Monday night...

* what... snow expected tonight through Sunday morning, with snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected, heaviest in the Upper
Hood River Valley. Heavier snow is possible late Sunday night
through Monday night, with an additional 6 to 12 inches of snow

* Where... central Columbia River gorge and Hood River Valley.

* When... snow is expected later tonight through Sunday morning,
with the heaviest accumulations likely a few hundred feet or
more above river level. Heavier snow is possible by early Monday
morning, continuing through at least Monday evening.

* Additional details... roads will be slippery tonight and Sunday
morning due to snow and ice covered roads. Travel may be more
difficult Monday due to periods of heavy snow. Be sure to
carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel,
and be prepared for long delays.

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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