City of Bend Road Conditions
North Cascades, WA-South Cascades; Weather Alert
Winter Storm Watch, *NOAA Issue Date: 11/30/2015 09:26:00 PM Wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet likely to impact travel in the Gorge ... Hood River Valley ... And Cascades Tuesday night into Wednesday ... . A cold air mass remains in place over the interior Pacific northwest east of the Cascades for much of this week. In the meantime ... A fairly significant frontal system will spread widespread precipitation in the region Tuesday night and Wednesday. Easterly flow will continue through the Columbia gorge during this time ... Pulling cold air from the interior. This will likely allow precipitation to fall as a wintry mix in portions of the Columbia river gorge ... The upper Hood River Valley ... And in sheltered valleys in the south Washington and north Oregon Cascades. This has the potential to cause significant travel issues beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Wednesday. ... Winter Storm Watch for freezing rain in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon for the Columbia river gorge ... The upper Hood River Valley ... And the south Washington and north Oregon Cascades ... A Winter Storm Watch for freezing rain remains in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon. * Timing A wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet starting Tuesday evening and continuing into Wednesday. Heaviest precipitation expected during the overnight hours. * Accumulation Ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch are possible through Wednesday. The main impacts are expected in the Hood river Valley ... East of Cascade Locks in the Gorge ... And in sheltered valleys below 2500 ft elevation in the Cascades. * Impacts Significant ice accumulations from freezing rain can make travel very treacherous or impossible. Ice can lead to danger from falling limbs or trees. There is also potential for numerous Power outages. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow ... Sleet ... Or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.
Road Conditions by Route
No adverse road conditions reported at this time.