ORZ006 Winter Storm Watch issued February 23 at 3:21PM PST until February 25 at 6:00PM PST by NWS ... WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT... Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches in the valley. Locally 3 to 6 inches in the higher terrain of Clark County and the far western part of the Willamette Valley near the Coast Range. Four to 10 inches of Winter Storm Watch **************** ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches in the valley. Locally 3 to 6 inches in the higher terrain of Clark County and the far western part of the Willamette Valley near the Coast Range. Four to 10 inches of snow expected in the Coast Range. It is also possible some locations along the coast and in the Willamette Valley may receive accumulations of less than 2 inches. * WHERE...Greater Portland and Vancouver metro area, Central Willamette Valley including Salem, North Oregon Coast and Coast Range. * WHEN...Most likely period of snow will be Monday morning. Snow is expected to change to rain by Monday evening, though a few pockets of freezing rain will be possible near the Columbia Gorge and in some Coast Range valleys. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult at times, and may very well impact the Monday morning commute. Impacts appear less likely for the Monday evening commute at this time. Be sure to carry chains and a winter emergency kit if you must travel Monday, especially over the higher terrain. Be prepared for long delays. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
|LAST READING AT TIME: 4:40 PM DATE: February 23 2019, time of next update: 4:45 pm|
|Current Weather||Light rain||Current Temperature||42.8°F (6.0°C), Apparent temp 41.4°F|
|Maximum Temperature (since midnight)||47.3°F at: 2:37 PM||Minimum Temperature (since midnight)||35.8°F at: 5:29 AM|
|Average windspeed (ten minute)||2.1 mph||Wind Direction (ten minute)||NNW (337°)|
|Windchill Temperature||42.8°F||Maximum Gust (last hour)||7.0 mph at: 3:51PM|
|Maximum Gust (since midnight)||18.4 mph at: 1:04 PM||Maximum 1 minute average (since midnight)||12.5 mph at: 1:05 PM|
|Rainfall (last hour)||0.03 in. (0.8 mm)||Rainfall (since midnight)||0.06 in. (1.5 mm) at 4:39 PM|
|Rainfall This month||6.14 in. (156.0 mm)||Rainfall To date this year||10.25 in. (260.4 mm)|
|Maximum rain per minute (last hour)||0.01 in/min||Maximum rain per hour (last 6 hours)||0.03 in/hour|
|Yesterdays rainfall||0.16 in||DewPoint||40.4°F (Wet Bulb :41.7°F )|
|Humidity||91 %, Humidex 41.3°F||Barometer corrected to msl||30.086 in. (1018.8 hPa)|
|Pressure change||-0.01 in. (last hour)||Trend (last hour)||STEADY|
|Pressure change (last 12 hours)||-0.05 in||Pressure change (last 6 hours)||-0.07 in|
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