Flooding, Oh My, Snow, Weather

National Weather Service: Snow could return, especially at higher elevations, also there’s a flood watch

Banks Fire District 13 has responded to multiple crashes on Highway 26 in the past few days due to weather-related incidents. Photo from Banks Fire District.

NW OREGON - The Portland branch of the National Weather Service (NWS) is warning—with a lot of disclaimers—that the valley floor could see some snow on Monday night and on Tuesday, but for those in Timber and other high elevation communities, this Winter Storm Warning is for you: Overnight, the NWS says that elevations at 1,000 feet could see 6 to 10 inches of additional snow, specifically calling out the pass on Highway 26 as particularly difficult to traverse on Monday night or Tuesday. 

While snow levels will likely vary across lower elevations, with some areas potentially seeing snow and others not (up to 6 inches at 500 feet elevation), Portland NWS is . . .

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