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Snow falls in Clark County; winter weather advisory issued

Clark County woke up to a dusting of snow Saturday morning, and children rushed out to take advantage of the small accumulation.

The National Weather Service has a winter weather advisory in place until noon. Saturday’s high is expected to be 43.

According to NWS Portland, total snowfall will be up to 2 inches in some areas. The highest accumulations will be in Clark and Multnomah counties at elevations above 500 feet. The weather advisory applies to most of Clark County, the western Columbia River Gorge and the greater Portland-metro area.

Drivers are advised to plan for slippery road conditions early, which should improve later in the day. A mix of rain and snow is expected later in the day.

Events all across Clark County and the Portland area have already been canceled due to caution regarding COVID-19.

Temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s tonight with wind gusts of up to 21 mph.

The forecast for Sunday includes widespread frost early in the morning with a high of 45.

This story will be updated.   


Source: https://www.columbian.com

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