Watch out Salem – winter storm coming later Christmas Day

A winter storm warning has been posted for the Salem area for snow starting Saturday afternoon with 3 to 8 inches expected by Monday night.

The higher elevations of the Cascades could get another 3 feet of snow, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.

Anticipating the weather, Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday declared a state of emergency for all of Oregon.

“This weather is expected to bring heavy snow . . .

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