Plenty Of Snow Expected
It’s going to be a snow-filled weekend in the Gorge. The National Weather Service has winter storm warning in effect from 6 p.m. Friday evening to 7 p.m. Saturday evening for Hood River, the Central Gorge, and the Upper Hood River Valley, from 6 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday for Cascade Locks and the Western Gorge, and 7 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday for The Dalles and the Eastern Gorge. Forecasts call for six to ten inches of snow in the Hood River area over Friday night into Saturday, and two to six inches of snow in The Dalles area, with temperatures in the 20’s through Saturday and getting down into the teens Saturday night, plus strong east winds Saturday afternoon and night. And after a break in the snow Sunday, another storm is forecast to reach the region Sunday night that could bring another six to 12 inches of snow to the Hood River area, and a third strong winter storm is now being projected to arrive Monday night.