Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 10:55 AM
A Winter Weather Advisory remains posted for the Portland Metro area and Southwest Washington until Tuesday at 1 PM. The advisory has now expired for the OR. and SW Washington Coast.
Morning temperatures have warmed to the upper 20s and low 30s. Snow showers have all but ended around the area. A few areas did receive light freezing drizzle overnight including McMinnville and Sheridan and the Hillsboro area - since midnight last night. However, precipitation is spotty and light and road conditions are generally hazard-free within the city. Daytime highs will finally warm to freezing or just above it- near 33 degrees this afternoon. A few more flurries may move through- but activity will light and scattred with only light accumulation expected. Areas south of Wilsonville or east of Cascade Locks will not experience any weather issues today.
Tonight, the forecast turns dry. Overnight lows will be near 28 degrees. There is an increased chance for freezing fog in the morning. Skies will clear to partly sunny tomorrow. Daytime highs will also rise into the mid 30s.
The next storm system could present and icy impact on the Thursday morning commute. It will all depend on the timing of the rain and whether it will hold off until afternoon when temperatures will likely stay mainly above freezing. However, it's too early to tell at this point. Keep it tuned to KATU and bookmarked here at KATU.com for updates on the changing weather conditions.