Category Archives: Weather and Storms

Extended Winter Weather Advisory

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle,
Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment
1020 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Snow, possibly mixed with rain at the beaches. Additional
snow accumulations of up to two inches are expected, with 2 to
4 inches in the hills above 300 to 500 feet in elevation.

* WHERE…South Washington Coast and North Oregon Coast, mainly
in the hills above 300 to 500 feet in elevation.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM PST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect
reduced visibilities at times. Higher elevations of Highway
101 will likely be impacted with snow and ice.

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. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
241 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle,
Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment
241 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

…LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT…

A low pressure system dropping south along the coast tonight and
early Thursday will bring the potential for some light
accumulating snow to the South Washington and North Oregon
coastal areas. Precipitation will likely start out this evening as
light snow or a rain/snow mix, with little to no accumulation to
start the event as surface temperatures will likely remain just
above freezing. Precipitation will likely transition to all snow
overnight as winds turn offshore, with some light accumulations
possible between midnight and 6 AM. Expect up to an inch in places
by early Thursday morning, with chances for accumulating snow
increasing as you get higher in elevation.

URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR

1217 PM PST WED FEB 21 2018

 

 

COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-NORTHERN OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VERNONIA, JEWELL, SUNSET SUMMIT,

LEES CAMP, TRASK, SANDY, ESTACADA, SILVER FALLS STATE PARK,

AND SWEET HOME

1217 PM PST WED FEB 21 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO

6 AM PST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES

ARE EXPECTED.

* WHERE…COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND NORTHERN OREGON

CASCADE FOOTHILLS.

* WHEN…FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PST THURSDAY. THE HEAVIEST

SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH 4 AM.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS OVERNIGHT AND

THURSDAY MORNING. EXPECT REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

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. THE

LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE

OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1

WINTER STORM WARNING CANCELLED

Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Lower Columbia-
Greater Portland Metro Area-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Greater Vancouver Area-South Washington Cascade Foothills-
1133 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

NORTH OREGON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ASTORIA, CANNON BEACH, TILLAMOOK,
NETARTS, AND PACIFIC CITY
826 AM PST TUE FEB 20 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE

* WHERE…NORTH OREGON COAST.

* WHEN…UNTIL 2 AM PST WEDNESDAY.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS,
INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE. EXPECT REDUCED
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

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. THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE
OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
252 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-Willapa Hills-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater,
Swisshome, Veneta, Willapa, Frances, and Ryderwood
252 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 AM
MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow at times. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected.
Generally, 1 to 2 inches of snow are possible at lowest
elevations.

* WHERE…In Washington, Willapa Hills. In Oregon, Coast Range
of Northwest Oregon and Central Coast Range of Western Oregon.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 4 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect
reduced visibilities at times due to snow.

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. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle,
Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment
252 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 PM SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow at times. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
are expected above 500 feet. Below 500 feet, brief snow
accumulations of an inch or less are possible at times.

* WHERE…South Washington Coast and North Oregon Coast.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to 10 PM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect
reduced visibilities at times.

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. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
344 PM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-

Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach,

344 PM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

…LOWLAND SNOW POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY…

…COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE WINTER LIKELY EARLY NEXT WEEK…

– Snow expected to mix in with rain showers down to sea level on
Sunday for all areas including the coast and interior
lowlands…including the Columbia River Gorge and Hood River.
Any accumulation expected to remain 1000 feet and above during
the day Sunday.

– Light snow accumulations are possible Sunday night, but
showery nature of precipitation will lead to scattered areas of
accumulation and no accumulation.

– Temperatures will fall quickly Sunday night which will likely
cause wet roads to refreeze, even where snow does not fall.

– Temperatures expected to fall into the low 20s in the cities
and into the upper teens in the outlying areas on Monday night.

HIGH WIND WARNING CANCELLED

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1155 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
1155 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

…HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED…

The National Weather Service in Portland has cancelled the High
Wind Warning.

The cold front has moved through, ending the strongest winds with
this event. Southwest winds will continue to decrease throughout
the night tonight.

HIGH WIND WARNING

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
657 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means hazardous weather conditions of strong
and damaging winds are imminent or highly likely in the warning
area.

 

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
657 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

…HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT
NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS…

 

* WINDS…South 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* LOCATION…Beaches and headlands of the South Washington Coast
and North Oregon Coast. Winds will be considerably lighter
across the coastal communities.

* TIMING…Through midnight tonight.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down trees, branches, and
power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel may
be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

 

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means hazardous weather conditions of strong
and damaging winds are imminent or highly likely in the warning
area.

High Wind Warning

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
338 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
338 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
PST THIS EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS…

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind
Warning Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from 1 PM
this afternoon to 7 PM PST this evening.

* WINDS…South 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* LOCATION…Beaches and headlands of the South Washington Coast
and North Oregon Coast. Relatively lighter winds are expected
for the coastal communities.

* TIMING…1 PM today to 7 PM this evening.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down trees, branches, and power
lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel may be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Wind Warning means hazardous weather conditions of strong
and damaging winds are imminent or highly likely in the warning
area.