ICE STORM WARNING FOR PORTLAND

By Rod Hill on 17-Jan-17 03:23.

ICE STORM WARNING FOR PORTLAND-VANCOUVER METRO AREAS UNTIL 10:00 PM TODAY.

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Possible Freezing Rain, Flooding Concerns

By Rod Hill on 16-Jan-17 03:24.

Cold east winds, blowing out of the Gorge to set the stage for possible Tuesday morning freezing rain in Portland and Salem.   

Precipitation is expected to return early Tuesday morning and may fall as freezing rain, depending on temperatures.  Hours of freezing rain are possible into early

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Warming temps, heavy rains next week, might bring high water

By Rod Hill on 13-Jan-17 13:55.

All forecast eyes are on rising snow levels to 6,000 or 7,000 feet next week, along with 50 degree valley temperatures and inches of rain. The combo may be more than enough to cause high water problems, including river flooding.

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Checkerboard of ice and freezing rain today

By Rod Hill on 08-Jan-17 08:47.

ICE STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT

Expecting a checkerboard pattern of valley warming today.

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SNOW & ICE STORM THIS WEEKEND

By Rod Hill on 05-Jan-17 19:01.

Watches are posted from Longview to Portland to Eugene for a weekend Winter Storm, bringing snow and freezing rain accumulation.  Look for a period of increasing snow to begin Saturday afternoon, changing to freezing rain toward evening.

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Sunday Morning Snow Update - Jan 1, 2017

By Rod Hill on 01-Jan-17 10:00.

Live cameras this morning show 2-3" of snow on the ground over the Coast Range near 500 feet.  Cascade foothill cameras show 1-3" on the ground from near 1,000 feet.  Cascade passes as of 9:30 this Sunday morning show 4-6" of snow with higher amounts up high.

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Portland Weekend Snow Chance

By Rod Hill on 30-Dec-16 12:09.

Saturday Night, Sunday Snow Chance Update:  Saturday 9:45 a.m. 

PORTLAND LIKELY TO STAY MORE WET THAN WHITE, AS GROUND TEMPS WILL LIKELY STAY ABOVE FREEZING. 

Likely Saturday evening rain and snow showers and maybe all snow north near Longview.

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Wednesday PM Ice and Snow Threat

By Rod Hill on 13-Dec-16 06:43.

POSSIBLE WINTER WEATHER UPDATE:  Wednesday 5:35 am  (Dec. 14, 2016)

A low pressure center will track over Klamath Falls to Burns to Boise, Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning.  The track will stay well south of the Portland and Salem metro areas.

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Winter Storm Likely Thursday

By Rod Hill on 06-Dec-16 10:48.

WINTER STORM CONDITIONS LIKELY THURSDAY FOR PORTLAND BUT SALEM MAY SEE ONLY RAIN

Gusty east winds blowing out of the gorge will pick up Wednesday afternoon and blow through the day Thursday.  Wind gusts near the gorge may reach 50 mph.  The east wind will play a role in setting up cold temperatures as

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SUNDAY DEC. 4, UPDATE FOR WINTRY WEATHER

By Rod Hill on 30-Nov-16 03:23.

A long stretch of possible winter weather at times Monday morning through Thursday.  Monday is looking to be likely rain for the city center of Portland.  A snow mix may be sighted, but ground temps at lowest elevations will hold above 32 degrees and roadways will simply stay wet.

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