URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
855 AM PST Sun Feb 24 2019

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather,
Yachats, and Florence
855 AM PST Sun Feb 24 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow possible. Snow accumulations of up to 5 inches
possible, mainly above 500 feet in elevation.

* WHERE…Northern and Central Oregon Coast, mainly above 500
feet in elevation.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Monday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Roads may become slippery due to snow and
ice covered roads. Snow amounts may vary widely along the
coast with many locations receiving no snow, especially south
of Newport and north of Tillamook.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-
Central Coast Range of Western Oregon-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Grande Ronde, Burnt Woods, Tidewater,
Swisshome, and Veneta
855 AM PST Sun Feb 24 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Snow accumulations of 1 to 4
inches possible north of Highway 6, and snow accumulations of
4 to 10 inches possible south of Highway 6. Accumulations
greatest for elevations above 1000 feet.

* WHERE…North and Central Oregon Coast Range.

* WHEN…Monday, mainly in the morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult at times,
and snow may very well impact the Monday morning commute.
Impacts appear less likely for the Monday evening commute at
this time. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit
if you must travel Monday. Be prepared for long delays.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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