Central Oregon Coast
Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 2:07 PM PST on December 05, 2013
... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 1 am to 4 PM PST Friday for
the central Oregon coast...
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow... which is in effect from 1 am to 4 PM PST
* Timing... beginning after midnight tonight... most likely around1
or 2 am Friday... and decreasing Friday afternoon.
* Snow levels... near the surface
* accumulations... 1 to 2 inches... with areas near 4 inches.
* Impacts... roads will likely become snow covered and icy.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Statement as of 10:53 am PST on December 5, 2013
... Another day of record low temperatures across the area...
Record setting cold continues for a third day across the region as a
result of the very cold and dry Arctic air mass that has pushed into
the region. Portland (airport) and Astoria have now set record Marks
for minimum temperature for three consecutive days. Is possible that
more records will fall through the upcoming weekend as the cold
These new low temperature readings are preliminary as of 10 am and
will become official after midnight.
Station today low status/previous record [period of rec]
Astoria 22 new record /24 deg in 1972 [1892-2013]
Vancouver 15 new record /21 deg in 1919 [1894-2013]
Portland (airport) 19 new record /20 deg in 1972 [1940-2013]
Hillsboro 15 new record /21 deg in 1972 [1929-2013]
McMinnville 17 new record /18 deg in 1972 [1894-2013]
Salem 17 new record /19 deg in 1992 [1892-2013]
Eugene 14 new record /20 deg in 1992 [1892-2013]
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