Portland, Ore. — The National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon, has issued a Winter Weather Advisory effective from 8 PM PST Wednesday until 4 PM PST Thursday. This advisory affects various areas including the Lower Columbia, Greater Portland Metro Area in Oregon, and the I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County, as well as the Greater Vancouver Area in Washington.

Anticipated weather conditions include wet snow with total accumulations of up to one inch. Additionally, winds are expected to gust as high as 40 mph during this period.

Residents should prepare for slippery road conditions, potentially impacting the morning commute. The most affected areas are likely to be north and east of Interstate 205, elevations above 500 feet, and the eastern slopes of the Coast Range in western Washington County.

It is advised to stay updated on weather forecasts and take necessary precautions while traveling during this period of inclement weather.

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