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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 9:00 AM PST on December 07, 2016

Expires 3:00 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening for the South Washington and north Oregon
coasts...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening.

* Timing... a mixture of snow... sleet and freezing rain is expected
to begin after sunrise Thursday and continue into the early
evening Thursday. The precipitation may change to all rain by 4
PM in the south but near and north of Astoria may take until mid
evening Thursday.

* Snow accumulations... snow and sleet accumulations are expected
to be relatively light... with the best chance of an inch in the
northern sections.

* Ice accumulations... up to a quarter inch of ice is possible.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult as roads become icy.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Special Statement

Statement as of 2:38 PM PST on December 06, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 07, 2016


... Mixed winter precipitation possible along the South Washington
and north and central Oregon coasts late Wednesday night and
Thursday...

A strong weather system will spread moisture over an existing cold
air mass along the coast late Wednesday night and Thursday.

Mixed precipitation of sleet and freezing rain are possible.
Amounts along the central Oregon coast will probably be light and
brief before changing over to rain Thursday morning.

Farther north... the low level cold air will last longer and some
ice or even snow accumulations are possible through a good part of
Thursday morning before changing to rain later in the day.

Be prepared for some winter weather along the coast Thursday.



For additional weather information visit our web site at
www.Weather.Gov/Portland

238 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

... Mixed winter precipitation possible along the South Washington
and north and central Oregon coasts late Wednesday night and
Thursday...

A strong weather system will spread moisture over an existing cold
air mass along the coast late Wednesday night and Thursday.

Mixed precipitation of sleet and freezing rain are possible.
Amounts along the central Oregon coast will probably be light and
brief before changing over to rain Thursday morning.

Farther north... the low level cold air will last longer and some
ice or even snow accumulations are possible through a good part of
Thursday morning before changing to rain later in the day.

Be prepared for some winter weather along the coast Thursday.



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New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
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