Day Four of Brutal Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2014
Snow plow on Hwy. 26 outside the tunnel

Snow plow on Highway 26 outside the tunnel

Update: 2/9/2014 4 :00 PM

Portland — Freezing rain arrived Saturday evening blanketing a thin layer of ice on top of the heap of snow that the area had already received. The icy conditions made road conditions treacherous and caused the MAX train system to stop running for the second time in the systems …

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Snow Causing Severe Traffic Problems, Closures

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 6, 2014
Jackknifed semi on I-5 in Albany

Jackknifed semi blocks Interstate 5 near Albany

PORTLAND — Snow first hit south and then north before moving right into the heart of downtown in time for the afternoon on Thursday.  It didn’t take long for freeways to turn into a parking lot.  Students went home early and the snow called off many activities.

Full list of closures, cancellations, early releases and …

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Cold Arctic Air Returns to Pacific Northwest

Posted by Cort Johnson on February 3, 2014
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While both Punxsutaney Phil and Mayzie the Hedgehog at the Oregon Zoo saw their shadows on Sunday – predicting six more weeks of winter – the National Weather Service has issued a special advisory for the Portland metro area, warning of cold, frigid air

Temperatures will drop to 15 to 20 degrees below average starting Wednesday morning – with highs reaching …

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Holiday Travelers Prepare for Rough Weather, Potential Delays

Posted by Joe Simons on December 21, 2013
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CHICAGO (AP) — Freezing rain. Snow. Thunderstorms. Even tornadoes. Much of the nation braced for foul weather on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, as a wet winter storm created travel worries from Chicago and Detroit to Boston and New York.

Forecasters were predicting everything from freezing rain and snow in the north to torrential rain in the …

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