Portland, Oregon weather forecast for Friday, March 4

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) – Expect a mostly cloudy start to Friday with isolated showers in the morning. Snow levels are low enough to leave light accumulations on the passes. This afternoon, any showers attached to an outbound low will slide south. Then we are left with mostly sunny skies and highs near 50.

If you’re traveling through southern Oregon or the California border, be prepared for several inches of snow on the passes Friday night through Saturday morning. A winter weather advisory will be in effect for snow up to 2,000 feet in Klamath and Lake counties.

Winter Weather Advisory

North and East Klamath County and West Lake County – Central and East Lake County – Including the towns of Adel, Lakeview and Valley Falls

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4:00 PM FRIDAY TO 10:00 AM PST SATURDAY.

WHAT… Expected snow. Total snow accumulation 2 to 4 inches.

WHERE… Southeast Lake County including Highway 140 east of Bly, Highway 31 south of Paisley and Highway 395 south of Alkali Lake.

WHEN… Friday 4:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM PST.

IMPACTS… Plan for tough road conditions.

PRECAUTIONS/PREPARATION:

Slow down and allow more time to reach your destination. Carry tire chains and be prepared for snowy roads and limited visibilities.

See tripcheck.com for the latest road conditions.

A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snowfall could cause travel difficulties.

https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=ORZ030&warncounty=ORC037&firewxzone=ORZ624&local_place1=13%20Miles%20W%20Paisley%20OR&product1=Winter+Weather+Advisory&lat=42.6617&lon=-120.7868#.YiHWvejMKUk

Dale D. Schrum