Up to 3" of snow could collect above 500 feet today


by KGW staff


Posted on December 18, 2012 at 7:06 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 29 at 8:52 PM

PORTLAND -- Snow greeted most residents of the Portland area and the Willamette Valley Tuesday morning.

KGW meteorologist Nick Allard said to expect a rain and snow mix throughout the morning at lower elevations but no accumulation. Above 500 feet, a trace or up to three inches could stick.

A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect through the Tuesday commute, with snow possible down to the valley floor and accumulations of 1-3 inches possible above 500 feet.

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Allard said said a new storm would arrive Wednesday morning that would bring another chance for low elevation snow in eastern portions of Portland.

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