Oregon Coast and Cascades Have Been Issued Winter Storm Warning
According to a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service, vacationers in Oregon who will be in the Cascades between tonight and Sunday night should prepare for significant snowfall.
The storm warning also said there was a possibility of up to one foot of snow falling in the Coast Range in regions with an elevation of 1,500 feet or above. The warning will remain in force until Sunday night at 11 o’clock.
The National Weather Service in Portland has tweeted that significant snowfall is predicted for the Cascades this coming weekend-
Impactful snowfall is expected across the Cascades this weekend, with forecast snow totals up to 3+ feet in the passes Friday-Sunday. Prepare for hazardous travel conditions! Visit https://t.co/3SFImIxo7o for the latest forecast and always carry emergency supplies! #ORwx #WAwx pic.twitter.com/uaySlYIAeU
— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) March 31, 2023
Above 1,500 meters (about 5,000 feet), there may be between 1 and 2 feet of snow. Above 3,000 meters (about 10,000 feet), there may be up to 4 feet of snow. Moreover, there is a possibility of wind gusts reaching up to 35 miles per hour.
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The snowstorm warning is currently in effect for the following Cascade passes: Willamette Pass (U.S. 20), Tombstone Pass (U.S. 20), and Government Camp (U.S. 26) are the passes that make up this route (Oregon 58).
The weather prediction for the Portland region calls for rain and cool temperatures throughout the weekend. When a powerful cold front moves across northwest Oregon and southwest Washington, temperatures will reach the high 40s throughout the day. In addition, there is a chance of thunderstorms.
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