Friday, December 19, 2008

Blizzard Warning Issued to Affect Camas/Washougal area

Blizzard warning issued for the Western Columbia River Gorge at 4:22 p.m. today. The threshold for blizzard conditions are forecasted snow plus wind gusts of 50 MPH. The National Weather Service confirmed via phone the Blizzard warning will affect the Camas and Washougal areas, especially in the hills above Camas and Washougal.

A warning mean the peril is imminent and will begin within the next few hours. A blizzard will cause dangerous driving conditions – use extreme caution in this area and take the necessary steps to mitigate and prepare for this condition.

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