US26, 5 miles East of Necanicum MP 14
Closure with Detour
Updated: 12/03/2016 9:35 pm
North Blue Mnts, WA-Northwest Blue Mnts
*NOAA Issue Date: 12/3/2016 08:35:00 PM Heavy snow expected over the Blue Mountains tonight through Sunday evening ... . A winter storm will move southeastward across Washington and Oregon tonight and Sunday bringing higher elevation snow to the region and colder air behind it. Heavy snow is expected across the northern Blue Mountains of Oregon and southeast Washington. ... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday ... * Locations Ski bluewood resort ... Meacham ... Tollgate. * Ice accumulations Little or no ice accumulation expected. * Snow accumulations ... 7 to 12 inches ... Especially above 4000 feet. * Timing Light snow will develop by late evening and become heavier toward daybreak. Heavy snow is expected Sunday before tapering off Sunday evening. Snow could mix with a little rain for a short time below 4000 feet Sunday around mid morning before cold air returns to the region in the afternoon. * Impacts Roads will become covered with heavy wet snow and difficult for travel by mid morning Sunday. There could also be some blowing snow reducing visibilities. * Winds Southwest 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH. * Temperatures In the upper 20s to lower 30s. * Snow level ... 3600 feet lowering to below 3000 feet in the afternoon. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel ... Keep an extra flashlight ... Food ... And water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.