John Day Basin
*NOAA Issue Date: 12/5/2016 08:22:00 AM Snow showers to return to the interior northwest ... . A relatively fast moving system will move across the Pacific northwest late today through Tuesday. This system will bring snow showers to many locations ... Mainly tonight and Tuesday. ... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Tuesday ... * Locations Dufur ... Maupin ... Heppner ... Condon ... Fossil ... Dayville ... John Day ... Mitchell ... Monument ... Spray. * Snow accumulations ... 1 to 3 inches. * Timing Areas of snow showers will begin to develop late this afternoon then increase during the evening. Peak snow fall will be overnight. Snow showers will become scattered after daybreak Tuesday. * Impacts Area roadways will become snow covered and slick. Heavier snow showers could briefly reduce visibility. * Winds Southwest 5 to 10 MPH. * Snow level Around 1000 feet this afternoon ... Otherwise at the Valley floors. * Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pdt. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities ... And use caution while driving.