Wind Chill Warning, Winter Storm Warning:
Issued at: 3:30 am PST on December 6, 2013, expires at: 4:00 AM PST on December 07, 2013
- ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 4 am PST Saturday... ...Wind chill warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 10 am PST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a wind chill warning...which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 10 am PST Sunday. The wind chill watch is no longer in effect. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 4 am PST Saturday.
- Timing: winter storm for heavy snow will move in this morning and continue through Saturday morning.
- Snow amounts: 5 to 7 inches expected in central Oregon...6 to 8 inches in the John Day Highlands.
- Wind chill values: 15 to 25 degrees below zero.
- Locations include: Brothers...Paulina...Prairie city... Seneca...Madras...Prineville...Redmond...Bend
- impacts: accumulating snow will create hazardous driving conditions along Highway 97 from Bend to around Redmond...and along Highway 395 around Seneca. Those who must be outside should dress in adequate clothing and minimize exposure. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means significant snow accumulations are expected. Snowfall intensities will be heavy enough to substantially reduce visibilities at times. For additional weather information...check our web site at www.Weather.Gov/Pendleton. A wind chill warning means the combination of very cold air and winds will create dangerously low wind chill values. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Frost bite can occur in less than 30 minutes. Pets and livestock are also affected by the cold. Ensure pets and livestock have a warm dry shelter...and access to food and fresh unfrozen water. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation.
Issued at: 3:02 PM PST on December 5, 2013, expires at: 3:15 PM PST on December 06, 2013
- .Bitterly cold air along with any sustained winds will produce dangerously low wind chill temperatures of below zero Friday night through Sunday morning. Persons should dress appropriately in layered clothing and cover any exposed surfaces to prevent frost bite. Frost bite can occur in less than 30 minutes...and hypothermia may occur if precautions are not taken...pets and are also affected by the cold. Ensure pets and livestock have a warm dry shelter...and access to food and fresh unfrozen water.