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Columbia Gorge Weather

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
2:23 PM PST on January 16, 2019
Expires:
10:00 AM PST on January 17, 2019

Air Stagnation Advisory

Issued:
9:43 AM PST on January 16, 2019
Expires:
7:00 PM PST on January 16, 2019
Overcast
Currently
36°
Overcast
Snow
Wednesday 90%
High 37° / Low 32°
Snow
Chance of Rain
Thursday 50%
High 38° / Low 34°
Chance of Rain
Rain
Friday 100%
High 42° / Low 37°
Rain

Truck Driver Dies In I-84 Accident

The operator of a commercial truck died as the result of injuries suffered in a single vehicle accident early Wednesday morning on eastbound Interstate 84 between Hood River and The Dalles.  According to the Oregon State Police, the accident occurred at about 1:50 a.m. near milepost 74.  A preliminary investigation showed the commercial truck was east bound in the right-hand lane when it drifted off the roadway, impacted a rock embankment, and caught fire.   The driver who died in the accident was identified as 50-year-old Leo Stratton of Portland.  The OSP was assisted by the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, Mosier Fire Department, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, and ODOT.