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  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued December 29 at 7:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...COLD AND WINDY WEATHER COMING TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON THIS WEEK...
    ...ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST
    OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND COAST RANGE LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY
    MORNING...AND POSSIBLY THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE EARLY MONDAY..
    FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN 1000 AND 2500 FT
    THIS MORNING IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON...BUT MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTH
    AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND OREGON COAST RANGE.
    SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN BELOW 1000 FT THIS MORNING IN THE
    WILLAMETTE VALLEY...BUT LITTLE...IF ANY...SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
    EXPECTED.
    AN ARCTIC FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE GORGE INTO THE REGION WEST OF
    THE CASCADES MAY PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SNOW IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE AS
    WELL THIS MORNING. AMOUNTS MIGHT REACH AROUND 1 INCH AND COULD
    CAUSE SOME TRAVEL PROBLEMS.
    THE COLDEST WEATHER OF THE WINTER SEASON SO FAR WILL IMPACT
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON LATE MONDAY THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY AS THIS ARCTIC FRONT MOVES THROUGH. BRISK COLD EAST
    WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...AND INCREASE
    IN EARNEST OVER THE AREA TONIGHT.
    EAST WINDS WILL LIKELY GUST TO 60 TO 70 MPH IN THE WINDIEST AREAS
    OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. EAST WINDS WILL
    ALSO GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 55 MPH IN THE PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER
    METRO AREAS AND THE ADJACENT CASCADE FOOTHILLS...AND COULD BE
    LOCALLY STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE ISOLATED DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.
    A WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IF EFFECT FOR THIS AREA. OTHERWISE BRISK
    15 TO 25 MPH EAST AND NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO AFFECT THE ENTIRE
    REGION LATER TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
    GUSTS TO 45 OR 50 MPH IN THE COAST RANGE AND 35 MPH ALONG THE
    COAST.
    HIGHS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY MAY STRUGGLE TO REACH 32 DEGREES
    FAHRENHEIT IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    LOWLANDS. COASTAL LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY ONLY TOP OUT IN THE 30S
    AS WELL. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY BE COLDEST EITHER TUESDAY OR
    WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN WINDS BEGIN TO RELAX. EXPECT LOW TEMPERATURES
    IN THE LOW 20S ACROSS THE PORTLAND METRO...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL
    LIKELY DIP INTO THE TEENS ACROSS THE REST OF THE WILLAMETTE
    VALLEY.
    THE STRONG EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH COLD
    TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT AND
    TUESDAY. THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE CASCADES
    AND IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE...BUT THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON WILL FEEL THE EFFECTS AS WELL. A
    WIND CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH OREGON AND SOUTH
    WASHINGTON CASCADES WHERE WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 TO 25 DEGREES
    BELOW ZERO APPEAR POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...MAINLY
    ABOVE 2500 FT.
    BE SURE TO HAVE WINTER SUPPLIES ON HAND AND BE PREPARED FOR THE
    COLD WEATHER AND BRISK EAST WINDS THIS WEEK.

  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued December 29 at 7:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...COLD AND WINDY WEATHER COMING TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND
    NORTHWEST OREGON THIS WEEK...
    ...ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST
    OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND COAST RANGE LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY
    MORNING...AND POSSIBLY THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE EARLY MONDAY..
    FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN 1000 AND 2500 FT
    THIS MORNING IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON...BUT MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTH
    AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND OREGON COAST RANGE.
    SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN BELOW 1000 FT THIS MORNING IN THE
    WILLAMETTE VALLEY...BUT LITTLE...IF ANY...SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
    EXPECTED.
    AN ARCTIC FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE GORGE INTO THE REGION WEST OF
    THE CASCADES MAY PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SNOW IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE AS
    WELL THIS MORNING. AMOUNTS MIGHT REACH AROUND 1 INCH AND COULD
    CAUSE SOME TRAVEL PROBLEMS.
    THE COLDEST WEATHER OF THE WINTER SEASON SO FAR WILL IMPACT
    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON LATE MONDAY THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY AS THIS ARCTIC FRONT MOVES THROUGH. BRISK COLD EAST
    WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...AND INCREASE
    IN EARNEST OVER THE AREA TONIGHT.
    EAST WINDS WILL LIKELY GUST TO 60 TO 70 MPH IN THE WINDIEST AREAS
    OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. EAST WINDS WILL
    ALSO GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 55 MPH IN THE PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER
    METRO AREAS AND THE ADJACENT CASCADE FOOTHILLS...AND COULD BE
    LOCALLY STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE ISOLATED DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.
    A WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IF EFFECT FOR THIS AREA. OTHERWISE BRISK
    15 TO 25 MPH EAST AND NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO AFFECT THE ENTIRE
    REGION LATER TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
    GUSTS TO 45 OR 50 MPH IN THE COAST RANGE AND 35 MPH ALONG THE
    COAST.
    HIGHS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY MAY STRUGGLE TO REACH 32 DEGREES
    FAHRENHEIT IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
    LOWLANDS. COASTAL LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY ONLY TOP OUT IN THE 30S
    AS WELL. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY BE COLDEST EITHER TUESDAY OR
    WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN WINDS BEGIN TO RELAX. EXPECT LOW TEMPERATURES
    IN THE LOW 20S ACROSS THE PORTLAND METRO...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL
    LIKELY DIP INTO THE TEENS ACROSS THE REST OF THE WILLAMETTE
    VALLEY.
    THE STRONG EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH COLD
    TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT AND
    TUESDAY. THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE CASCADES
    AND IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE...BUT THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHWEST
    WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON WILL FEEL THE EFFECTS AS WELL. A
    WIND CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH OREGON AND SOUTH
    WASHINGTON CASCADES WHERE WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 TO 25 DEGREES
    BELOW ZERO APPEAR POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...MAINLY
    ABOVE 2500 FT.
    BE SURE TO HAVE WINTER SUPPLIES ON HAND AND BE PREPARED FOR THE
    COLD WEATHER AND BRISK EAST WINDS THIS WEEK.