Weather Alerts for Skamania

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
COWLITZ

Areas Affected:
South Washington Cascade Foothills
Effective: Fri 3:00 pm Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat 4:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM PST SATURDAY...
* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches
expected, with heaviest above 1000 feet. Localized amounts up to
12 inches are possible in the foothills of south Washington
Cascades.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Cascade Foothills. In
Oregon, Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills.
* WHEN...From 3 pm today through 4 pm Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult at times.

Information:
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 Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
COWLITZ

Areas Affected:
South Washington Cascades
Effective: Fri 6:00 pm Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 4:00 am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Snow expected later today through Sunday. Heavy snow
possible on Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches
are expected for tonight through Saturday evening. Heavy snow
will develop early Sunday, with 12 to 24 inches of snow likely
Sunday and Sunday night.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Cascades. In Oregon,
Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in Lane County.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 4 AM PST Sunday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late
Saturday night through Sunday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible
at times, especially on Sunday. Strong gusty on Sunday will
create near blizzard conditions over the passes, with
significant blowing and drifting snow, and reduced visibilities.

Information:
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.
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.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
SKAMANIA

Areas Affected:
South Washington Cascades
Effective: Fri 6:00 pm Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 4:00 am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Snow expected later today through Sunday. Heavy snow
possible on Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches
are expected for tonight through Saturday evening. Heavy snow
will develop early Sunday, with 12 to 24 inches of snow likely
Sunday and Sunday night.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Cascades. In Oregon,
Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in Lane County.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 4 AM PST Sunday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late
Saturday night through Sunday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible
at times, especially on Sunday. Strong gusty on Sunday will
create near blizzard conditions over the passes, with
significant blowing and drifting snow, and reduced visibilities.

Information:
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.
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.

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
COWLITZ

Areas Affected:
South Washington Cascades
Effective: Sun 4:00 am Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon 12:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Snow expected later today through Sunday. Heavy snow
possible on Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches
are expected for tonight through Saturday evening. Heavy snow
will develop early Sunday, with 12 to 24 inches of snow likely
Sunday and Sunday night.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Cascades. In Oregon,
Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in Lane County.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 4 AM PST Sunday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late
Saturday night through Sunday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible
at times, especially on Sunday. Strong gusty on Sunday will
create near blizzard conditions over the passes, with
significant blowing and drifting snow, and reduced visibilities.

Information:
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.
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.

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
SKAMANIA

Areas Affected:
South Washington Cascades
Effective: Sun 4:00 am Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon 12:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Snow expected later today through Sunday. Heavy snow
possible on Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches
are expected for tonight through Saturday evening. Heavy snow
will develop early Sunday, with 12 to 24 inches of snow likely
Sunday and Sunday night.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Cascades. In Oregon,
Northern Oregon Cascades and Cascades in Lane County.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 4 AM PST Sunday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late
Saturday night through Sunday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible
at times, especially on Sunday. Strong gusty on Sunday will
create near blizzard conditions over the passes, with
significant blowing and drifting snow, and reduced visibilities.

Information:
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.
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.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
COWLITZ

Areas Affected:
Greater Vancouver Area - Lower Columbia and I - 5 Corridor in Cowlitz County - Western Columbia River Gorge
Effective: Fri 3:00 pm Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri 3:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...BRIEF LOW ELEVATION SNOW POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...
Another weather system is expected to drop south into Southwest
Washington and Northwest Oregon Friday and Friday night. Initial
precipitation reaches Southwest Washington late Friday morning and
then sags south in the afternoon. There is the potential for a
rain/snow mix or a short period of wet snowfall in the Lower
Columbia, Interstate 5 corridor of Cowlitz County, Greater
Portland and Vancouver metro areas and West Columbia River Gorge
mid to late afternoon into the evening. Little to no accumulation
is expected as surface temperatures will be slightly above
freezing. However, areas in the West Columbia Gorge and also
above 500 feet outside the Gorge may pick up an inch. Snow levels
will gradually rise through the night, to 500 to 1000 feet, due to
increasing south to southwest surface wind.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
SKAMANIA

Areas Affected:
Greater Vancouver Area - Lower Columbia and I - 5 Corridor in Cowlitz County - Western Columbia River Gorge
Effective: Fri 3:00 pm Updated: Fri 4:01 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri 3:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...BRIEF LOW ELEVATION SNOW POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...
Another weather system is expected to drop south into Southwest
Washington and Northwest Oregon Friday and Friday night. Initial
precipitation reaches Southwest Washington late Friday morning and
then sags south in the afternoon. There is the potential for a
rain/snow mix or a short period of wet snowfall in the Lower
Columbia, Interstate 5 corridor of Cowlitz County, Greater
Portland and Vancouver metro areas and West Columbia River Gorge
mid to late afternoon into the evening. Little to no accumulation
is expected as surface temperatures will be slightly above
freezing. However, areas in the West Columbia Gorge and also
above 500 feet outside the Gorge may pick up an inch. Snow levels
will gradually rise through the night, to 500 to 1000 feet, due to
increasing south to southwest surface wind.