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KGW reporter notebook Thursday: Light snow, freezing rain fall in Portland metro area

Here's a look from KGW reporters at what the winter weather looks like throughout the Portland metro area, Columbia River Gorge and Southwest Washington.
Credit: Devon Haskins
Snow in Bridal Veil, Oregon, on Feb. 11, 2021

PORTLAND, Ore. — Check here for our reporter notebook for Friday, Feb. 12

The Portland metro area is under a Winter Storm Warning through noon Friday. Snow and freezing rain are expected in the area as temperatures drop below freezing. Meanwhile, the western part of the Columbia River Gorge in under a Blizzard Warning through noon Friday due to severe windy and snowy conditions.

The National Weather Service has warned of the potential of power outages, downed trees, icy roads and icy power lines.

KGW reporters are located throughout the area and sharing what they’re seeing. Here’s a look:

I-84 remains open in the Gorge (6:30 p.m.)

NW Germantown Road between Skyline and Kaiser is closed due to dangerous driving conditions (5:49 p.m.)

Icy mix on I-84 in Portland (5:10 p.m.)

Small flakes falling outside KGW studio in downtown Portland (3:55 p.m.)

Snowy driving conditions in Bridal Veil (3:45 p.m.)

Snow/ice mix in Southwest Portland (3:35 p.m.)

Freezing rain, power outage in Southeast Portland (2:15 p.m.)

Snow, strong winds in Bridal Veil (1:30 p.m.)

Snow on I-84 in Columbia River Gorge (1:10 p.m.)

First snowflakes in Salmon Creek area (12:50 p.m.)

Graupel outside KGW studios near downtown Portland (12:40 p.m.)

Sleet snow in the Southwest Portland hills (12:10 p.m.)

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