Forecast calls for ice overnight Friday into Saturday morning
Another update from the National Weather Service: Ice accumulation up to 1/4 inch possible in Eugene, Albany and Corvallis. Freezing rain should turn to regular rain by Saturday morning.
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EUGENE...CORVALLIS...ALBANY
951 PM PST FRI DEC 11 2009 ...
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY FOR THE SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY.
* LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.
* FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO RAIN SATURDAY MORNING.
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.
What a way to start a beautiful weekend on the Oregon coast
Patch, our cat is waiting for breakfast as he enjoys the Sun in Lowell while the Valley and Eugene has a blanket of fog. A 13 mile drive to Lowell east of I-5 and you can escape the fog that Eugene residents put up with. It is worth the short commute to live out of the fog for most of the winter.
A short 13 mile drive east to Lowell and you can escape the Valley fog. 95% of the time that Eugene is socked in with fog there is blues skies in Lowell.