Snowflakes on your smartphone weather app? You're not alone, and we're getting a lot of questions about it.
At this point, lowland snow is far from certain late next week.
Stay tuned to t.co/3SFImIfeTg for the latest, local, human-generated forecast.
January 16 00:07:33, National Weather Service - Portland, NWSPortland
North #Lombard construction begins this winter! Expect safety improvements and travel-time predictability for all Lombard travelers. Join us online through Jan. 31 to learn about the project, including what to expect during construction. t.co/WL9ZXNFaGw#pdxtraffict.co/ffa0dyUZla
January 15 16:51:48, Oregon Department of Transportation, oregondot
Traffic Alert: SE Brower Rd. near Corbett is open from Larch Mountain Rd until the end of paved section to the east. The road was closed due to downed trees in power lines. The unpaved section near Palmer Mill Rd. will reopen by 6pm. In west hills, NW Springville is fully open.
January 15 16:20:37, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads
Traffic Alert: Louden Road has reopened between Larch Mountain Road and Deverell Road near Corbett in rural east Multnomah County, after crews removed trees and reinstalled downed power lines from this week's storm. The only county road still closed is part of nearby Brower Rd.
January 15 12:50:52, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads
TRAFFIC ALERT: A crash involving two semi-trucks has both eastbound & westbound left lanes of I-84 closed near Rooster Rock (MP23.7). No reported injuries, no major leaks. Avoid the area. Be prepared for possible temporary freeway closures for debris/ truck removal. t.co/6BjjCtw9d2
January 15 09:41:39, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, MultCoSO
Traffic Alert: Knieriem Rd. near Corbett has reopened to traffic after storm damage was cleared. Contractors will be removing downed trees in power lines soon to reopen Louden Rd. between Larch Mountain Rd. & Deverell Rd., then Brower Rd. nearby. Use caution with debris on roads.
January 15 09:09:33, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads
SE 18th & Knight: *UPDATE* There were actually two adults and one child occupant and all 3 have been transported to Emanuel Hospital for smoke inhalation. 1 guinea pig was rescued by firefighters & seems to be doing fine. Traffic affected for at least 60-90 min #alert@PBOTinfo
January 15 06:06:12, Portland Fire & Rescue, PDXFire
Traffic #ALERT Northbound I205 is closed due to a deceased person on the roadway. @ppbtraffic Major Crash Team investigating. @OregonDOT diverting all NB traffic to WB I84. Closure will continue for several hours.
SE 18th & Knight: SE PDX crews are at the scene of a 1 story house fire. One adult and one child (blind child according to adult 911 caller). Fire is under control, no word on cause. One occupant was evaluated for smoke inhalation but not transported. #alert@PBOTinfo
January 15 05:42:21, Portland Fire & Rescue, PDXFire
The odds appear heavily weighted towards below average temperatures occurring in the Jan 22-28th time window across the Pacific Northwest. How cold it will get remains uncertain, but even average temperatures will feel cool compared to our recent mild weather. #pdxtst#orwx#wawxt.co/tae3TCQ4Do
January 15 05:07:16, National Weather Service - Portland, NWSPortland
I-84, @ 122nd Ave, Delay 20min-2hrs, A disabled veh has he right lanes closed WB @ 122nd Use caution. #pdxtraffic... t.co/kRy1IuZtxp
Traffic Alert: Some good news in rural east county, where SE Lusted Rd. is open in both directions at 302nd Ave. and on Oxbow Dr. which is now open in both directions from 322nd Ave. to Division Dr. Both sections were down to 1 lane earlier this week due to this week's storm.
January 14 15:20:48, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads
Traffic Alert: Please note that the Burnside Bridge will be closed to all users on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 16-17 from 6 am until 6 pm as we install a new controls to operate the drawbridge. Use Morrison and Steel bridges as alternate routes. TriMet buses detour to Steel Bridge. t.co/X3HpLH9ZLq
East County Traffic Alert: Several roads in rural east county remain all or partly blocked due to storm damage. Louden, Knieriem and Brower Rds. near Corbett have closed sections. Lusted Rd. is closed eastbound at 302nd & Oxbow Dr. is closed westbound from 322nd to Division.
January 14 10:44:46, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads
Traffic Alert: In the rural west hills, 2 roads are still impacted by this week's storm. Thompson Rd is open between Cornell & 53rd but use caution due to debris on the road which was underwater earlier. Springville from Skyline to a half mile west has 1 lane open due to debris.
January 14 10:36:39, Multnomah County Roads, MultCoRoads