JUST IN: Winter Storm Watch Issued

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service; Pendleton/Central Oregon Office
2:43 AM PST – Fri Feb 8 2019

…HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND…

.A multi faceted and long duration winter weather scenario is
expected beginning this afternoon and continuing into Sunday.
This will result in significant snow accumulations over a wide
area of southeastern Washington and eastern Oregon.

Central Oregon-
Including the cities of Bend, Madras, Prineville, and Redmond
243 AM PST Fri Feb 8 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
inches possible.

* WHERE…Central Oregon.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Sunday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.