More snow, freezing rain for Northwest into weekend | News Break
Written by kslmadmin on February 12, 2021
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Pacific Northwest started seeing more snow and some freezing rain Friday afternoon after snow fell in parts of Washington and Oregon on Thursday. The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning Friday for Oregon’s Central Willamette Valley including Salem and for the southern Portland metro and a winter storm warning for the Portland/Vancouver, Washington areas. After 5 p.m. freezing rain had started to fall in places around the Portland metro area, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said. Some roads were closed because of crashes and on southbound Interstate 205 a semi truck jackknifed, leading to a large traffic backup.
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