Weather Service extends severe weather advisory until 8 a.m. Saturday

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In the latest bulletin from the National Weather Service, the winter weather advisory has been extended until 8 a.m. Saturday. Expect icy and hazardous conditions.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY FOR THE SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY... 

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY. 

* LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE IN THE EVENING. 

* PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY START AS SNOW...BUT SHOULD TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. FREEZING RAIN WILL BE THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE FOR THIS EVENT. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH...WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. 

* FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO RAIN SATURDAY MORNING. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. 

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