Gales Creek, TRANSPORTATION, Weather

With snow likely around Christmas, local, state officials urge caution on roads, at home

A snow-covered Half Mile Lane on Tuesday, December 26, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley

As families across the state gear up for Christmas and finalize travel plans, the Portland office of the National Weather Service is warning that snow and freezing temperatures are increasingly likely beginning Friday, Christmas Eve. 

The latest forecast shows a mix of rain and snow beginning Friday, December 24. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s, with wet roads. On the Highways 6 and 26 passes, conditions could worsen for motorists headed to or from the . . .

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