Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
228 PM PDT SUN APR 12 2015

ORZ011-013-WAZ019-132200-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOVERNMENT CAMP...DETROIT...
SANTIAM PASS...MCKENZIE PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...OAKRIDGE...
WILLAMETTE PASS...COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...
MOUNT ST. HELENS...WIND RIVER VALLEY
228 PM PDT SUN APR 12 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND
NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

ANOTHER RATHER STRONG PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON MONDAY AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE EAST
OF THE CASCADES MONDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY ABOVE PASS
ELEVATIONS IN THE CASCADES...WILL LOWER TO NEAR PASS ELEVATIONS BY
EARLY MONDAY EVENING...THEN TO AROUND 2000 TO 3000 FEET OVERNIGHT
MONDAY NIGHT AND ON TUESDAY.

SNOW AMOUNTS IN THE CASCADES COULD REACH 6 INCHES OR MORE MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS AT ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 5000 FEET SUCH AS THE SKI RESORTS.

SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE ADJACENT
HIGHER CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND IN THE HIGHER COAST RANGE MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AS ROADS ACROSS THE
CASCADE PASSES BECOME SNOW COVERED MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.
CARRY CHAINS AS WELL AS EXTRA CLOTHING AND PROVISIONS SHOULD YOU
BECOME DELAYED TRAVELING ACROSS THE CASCADES.


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FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


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