Vancouver, WA

12:45 PM PST on December 07, 2016 (GMT -0800)
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Active Advisory: Winter Storm Watch, Wind Advisory

Elev 246 ft 45.65 °N, 122.61 °W | Updated 23 seconds ago

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Clear
38.5 °F
Feels Like 34 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 15.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.33 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 58%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:38 AM 4:26 PM
First Quarter, 55% visible
METAR KVUO 071953Z AUTO 09010G21KT 10SM CLR 04/M05 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP271 T00441050
Pressure 30.33 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 25 °F
Humidity 58%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:38 AM 4:26 PM
First Quarter, 55% visible
METAR KVUO 071953Z AUTO 09010G21KT 10SM CLR 04/M05 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP271 T00441050

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 9:00 AM PST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch now in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro
areas... the Interstate 5 corridor and lower Columbia region of
southwest Washington and extreme northwest Oregon... the north
Oregon Coast Range... the north Oregon Cascade foothills... and the
South Washington Cascade foothills...

The Winter Storm Watch is now in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening.

* Timing... snow will begin mid to late morning on
Thursday... continue through much of the day Thursday in the
inland areas but start to change to freezing rain in the coastal
mountains in the afternoon. Freezing rain will then continue
inland until midnight... especially near The Gorge.

* Snow accumulations... generally 2 to 4 inches... but locally 3 to
6 inches such as far eastern Clark County and on the foothills
of the Cascades.

* Ice accumulations... a tenth to as much as a quarter inch of ice
is possible later Thursday and Thursday night.

* Wind... strong east winds locally gusting 40 to 50 mph across the
eastern Portland and Vancouver Metro area will lead to areas of
blowing snow... as well as cold wind chills.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult... especially from late
morning through Thursday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:34 AM PST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
4 PM PST Thursday for the greater Portland and Vancouver Metro
area...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
4 PM PST Thursday.

* East Metro and in the west hills: east winds 30 to 40 mph with
gusts to 55 mph.

* Elsewhere in the Metro area: east winds 20 to 25 mph with
gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing: increasing Wednesday afternoon and continuing through
Thursday. Strongest winds likely to be Thursday morning.

* Wind chill: mainly in the teens and 20s... though locally as
low as 5 to 10 degrees east Metro and in The West Hills.

* Impacts: the strongest east wind event so far this season...
combined with expected snow and ice Thursday... will likely
cause some tree damage and power outages. The winds may make
travel difficult at times... particularly on north-south
bridges such as the Interstate bridge along Interstate 5 and
the Glenn Jackson bridge along Interstate 205.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 45 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside.