Kalama, WA

2:30 PM PST on December 04, 2016 (GMT -0800)
Downtown Kalama | | Change Station

Elev 28 ft 46.01 °N, 122.85 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Scattered Clouds
Scattered Clouds
46.9 °F
Feels Like 43 °F
N
8.0
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 9.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.13 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:36 AM 4:26 PM
Waxing Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KKLS 042156Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM SCT050 08/01 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP203 T00830006
Pressure 30.13 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Windchill 43 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:36 AM 4:26 PM
Waxing Crescent, 26% visible
METAR KKLS 042156Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM SCT050 08/01 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP203 T00830006

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 1:31 PM PST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 1 am to noon
PST Monday for the lower Columbia and Interstate 5 corridor of
southwest Washington and extreme northwest Oregon...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow remains in effect from 1 am to
noon PST Monday.

* Timing... precipitation increasing in intensity late tonight and
continuing through Monday morning.

* Snow levels... lowering to 1000 feet or less tonight... and
temporarily down to the valley floors Monday morning.

* Accumulation... 2 to 4 inches above 1000 feet. Accumulations
up to 1 or 2 inches below 1000 feet.

* Impacts... travel along Interstate 5 may be impacted by snow
Monday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.






Special Statement
Issued: 1:54 PM PST Dec. 3, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wintry precipitation mix possible to low elevations of
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late Sunday night and
Monday...

There is a decent chance of seeing some snow to low elevations of
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late Sunday night and
Monday.

As cooler and somewhat drier air spreads into the area late Sunday
and Sunday night in the wake of a strong cold front Sunday... this
sets the stage for precipitation from the next system late Sunday
night and Monday being snow down to low elevations.

When the air is relatively cool and dry like what is expected
Sunday night... as precipitation first begins to fall evaporative
cooling from the precipitation can cause additional cooling and
lower the snow level even more. Weather models are showing
indications that this will take place.

Warm ground and Road surfaces will cause any snow that falls to
the valley floors to initially melt and have little or minor
impact... but if enough snow falls or if the intensity is enough
some may begin to stick. The current idea is that perhaps up to an
inch is possible. The best chance of accumulating snow is from
about Salem northward... but that delineation is very approximate.

A mix of rain and snow is also possible near the coast... but
chances of sticking snow are more remote at the coast.

In the Cascades... 6 inches or more of snow are possible late
Sunday night and Monday. In the Cascade foothills and the coastal
mountains... amounts could reach 1 to 3 or 1 to 4 inches. Travel
through the Cascade and coastal passes will probably be difficult
as roads will likely become snow covered and slick.

Be sure to continue to monitor the latest forecasts and statements
about the upcoming winter weather late Sunday night and Monday.



154 PM PST Sat Dec 3 2016

... Wintry precipitation mix possible to low elevations of
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late Sunday night and
Monday...

There is a decent chance of seeing some snow to low elevations of
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late Sunday night and
Monday.

As cooler and somewhat drier air spreads into the area late Sunday
and Sunday night in the wake of a strong cold front Sunday... this
sets the stage for precipitation from the next system late Sunday
night and Monday being snow down to low elevations.

When the air is relatively cool and dry like what is expected
Sunday night... as precipitation first begins to fall evaporative
cooling from the precipitation can cause additional cooling and
lower the snow level even more. Weather models are showing
indications that this will take place.

Warm ground and Road surfaces will cause any snow that falls to
the valley floors to initially melt and have little or minor
impact... but if enough snow falls or if the intensity is enough
some may begin to stick. The current idea is that perhaps up to an
inch is possible. The best chance of accumulating snow is from
about Salem northward... but that delineation is very approximate.

A mix of rain and snow is also possible near the coast... but
chances of sticking snow are more remote at the coast.

In the Cascades... 6 inches or more of snow are possible late
Sunday night and Monday. In the Cascade foothills and the coastal
mountains... amounts could reach 1 to 3 or 1 to 4 inches. Travel
through the Cascade and coastal passes will probably be difficult
as roads will likely become snow covered and slick.

Be sure to continue to monitor the latest forecasts and statements
about the upcoming winter weather late Sunday night and Monday.



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