With one ice storm passing and another on its way, be sure to stay up-to-date on what the weather forecast is in Keizer.
The weather advisory warning is in effect starting at 10 a.m. and lasting until 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the central and southern Willamette Valley.
Significant icing is expected with accumulation predicted to reach around one to two tenths of an inch of ice.
Power outages and damage due to heavy icing on trees are expected and travel, especially during the evening, may be difficult.
If travel is required, ensure you pack an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle.
According to a Weather Channel report for Keizer, there is no predicted rain or snow though temperatures will reach down into the lower teens, with the low being 13 degrees F between 6 -7 a.m., with the temperature climbing back up to around 24 degrees F at noon.
Freezing rain is expected to start tomorrow at 1 p.m. with rain lasting into Wednesday, though temperatures are predicted to rise above freezing at midnight on Tuesday evening.
For those with a power outage, the Keizer Community Library will be open during standard hours on the 16, 3 – 7 p.m., and provide free hand warmers, coffee as well as offering a place to get warm.
Cherriots buses are expected to resume normal operation and operation hours with free rides available to those needing to go to a warming shelter.
To receive more information about road conditions call 511 or visit tripcheck.com for hourly road and weather condition reports in Oregon.
Contact Keizertimes Staff:
[email protected] or 503-390-1051
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