Thursday, September 27, 2007

Special Weather Statement

Epic Weather Conditions?

Must think...OMG. Oh-oh!

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
130 PM PDT WED SEP 26 2007

ORZ011-013-WAZ019-272300-
NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GOVERNMENT CAMP...DETROIT..
SANTIAM PASS...MCKENZIE BRIDGE...OAKRIDGE...WILLAMETTE PASS..
COLDWATER RIDGE VISITORS CENTER...MOUNT ST. HELENS
430 AM PDT THU SEP 27 2007

...SNOW LEVELS LOWERING CLOSE TO CASCADE PASS ELEVATIONS LATE
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY..

SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO NEAR THE ELEVATIONS OF THE
MAIN PASSES THROUGH THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH AND CENTRAL
OREGON CASCADES LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. MUCH COOLER AIR ASSOCIATED
WITH AN EARLY FALL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION
LATE TONIGHT AND DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY FRIDAY NEAR THE PASSES...WITH SEVERAL INCHES
POSSIBLE AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE CASCADES.

PEOPLE PLANNING ON HIKING...CAMPING...OR CLIMBING IN THE CASCADES
LATE THIS WEEK SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE COMING COLD WET WEATHER.

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