Cascade Storm Warning

2/17/2014: NOAA Winter Weather Advisory Alert:

2/17 Santiam PassTarget Area: Cascades in Lane County    
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING FOR THE CASCADES IN LANE COUNTY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING.
* TIMING...MONDAY. HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED MIDDAY TO EARLY
EVENING HOURS.
* ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES.
* SNOW LEVELS...4000 TO 4500 FEET.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE CASCADES
WILL BECOME DIFFICULT. THOSE USING WILLAMETTE PASS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY SNOW.
Instructions:    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.

Image Above: Santiam Pass @ 7:41 a.m., 4/17.

 

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