Friday, December 11, 2009
This afternoon/evening, Dec 11, Friday, it will , begin with snow and transition to freezing rain and rain by late Saturday and Sunday as it moves north. The main impacted areas are the Willamette Valley areas and the Gorge. The coast from south to north from today thru Sunday will experience freezing rain to snow. Coast range could get up to 8 inches on the east slopes. Storm should start to hit the Central Willamette Valley around 10 pm today, transition from snow to freezing rain and to rain by Sunday. The gorge could get 3-10 inches for snow with a transition to freezing rain by Saturday afternoon. Next week should have higher temperatures and rain. There is still some uncertainty with the amounts and types of precipitation.