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  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 2:53PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 2:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...UNSEASONABLY MILD WEATHER TO GIVE WAY TO MUCH COLDER
    TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE LOW ELEVATION SNOW THIS WEEKEND...
    WHILE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON HAVE BEEN
    EXPERIENCING RECORD SETTING WARMTH FOR THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS...A
    MAJOR CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN IS ON THE WAY. A STRONG COLD
    FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ON FRIDAY
    AND FRIDAY EVENING. WHILE SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE HIGH...
    THEY WILL LOWER DRAMATICALLY BEHIND THE FRONT. AS A RESULT...POST
    FRONTAL SHOWERS MAY FALL AS A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW DOWN TO THE
    VALLEY FLOOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION
    ENDS BY SATURDAY NIGHT.
    TRAVEL WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT THROUGH THE CASCADES AND
    EVENTUALLY THE FOOTHILLS FRIDAY NIGHT AS RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW AND
    STARTS TO ACCUMULATE ON AREA ROADS. SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE
    POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS BY THE TIME SNOW TAPERS OFF SATURDAY
    NIGHT.
    OFFSHORE FLOW WILL THEN DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH GUSTY EAST
    WINDS CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS FLOW WILL USHER IN A PERIOD
    OF MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AS IT PULLS IN AIR FROM AN ARCTIC AIR
    MASS ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE CASCADES.

  • Special Weather Statement for Upper Hood River Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 2:53PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 2:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...UNSEASONABLY MILD WEATHER TO GIVE WAY TO MUCH COLDER
    TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE LOW ELEVATION SNOW THIS WEEKEND...
    WHILE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON HAVE BEEN
    EXPERIENCING RECORD SETTING WARMTH FOR THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS...A
    MAJOR CHANGE IN THE WEATHER PATTERN IS ON THE WAY. A STRONG COLD
    FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ON FRIDAY
    AND FRIDAY EVENING. WHILE SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE HIGH...
    THEY WILL LOWER DRAMATICALLY BEHIND THE FRONT. AS A RESULT...POST
    FRONTAL SHOWERS MAY FALL AS A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW DOWN TO THE
    VALLEY FLOOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION
    ENDS BY SATURDAY NIGHT.
    TRAVEL WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT THROUGH THE CASCADES AND
    EVENTUALLY THE FOOTHILLS FRIDAY NIGHT AS RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW AND
    STARTS TO ACCUMULATE ON AREA ROADS. SEVERAL INCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE
    POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS BY THE TIME SNOW TAPERS OFF SATURDAY
    NIGHT.
    OFFSHORE FLOW WILL THEN DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH GUSTY EAST
    WINDS CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS FLOW WILL USHER IN A PERIOD
    OF MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AS IT PULLS IN AIR FROM AN ARCTIC AIR
    MASS ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE CASCADES.