Snowprise! Winter weather advisory expected through Monday morning
Like it or not, Portland-area residents are walking in a winter wonderland today.
A blanket of snow covered Oregon and Southwest Washington on Sunday, and meteorologists say that more winter weather is on the way.
A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect at 4 p.m., Sunday, and last through 10 a.m., Monday across the area. Snow and freezing rain is expected across the Portland area on Sunday.
Roads will be covered with snow or ice through the morning and into the late evening, according to the National Weather Service. The snow and ice isn't expected to be heavy, but several days of cold weather will make roads vulnerable to snow and ice accumulation.
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Travel is expected to be affected throughout the day. Drivers are advised to plan for extra time and take precautions, such as carrying heavy coats and blankets in their vehicles.
Disruptions can be found at www.publicalerts.org.
The high temperature Sunday is predicted to be around around 33 degree. Snow accumulations could reach as much as 2 inches in some areas, in addition to light ice accumulations in afternoon.
This story will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
Here's our 2014 story about how Tigard's snow plow operators and what they do to keep the city safe.
----KOIN 6, The Times news partner, contributed to this article.