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Widespread snow likely Tuesday evening in metro area

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

The latest forecast shows widespread snow likely Tuesday evening and into late Tuesday night.

FOX 12 meteorologists are forecasting light snow showers west of the Cascades starting Tuesday afternoon, with the intensity of the snow picking up in the early evening hours. 

A treacherous evening commute Tuesday remains a possibility throughout the Portland area. Drivers should be prepared for a “worst-case scenario.”

Snow accumulations of 1 inch to 3 inches are expected in the western lowlands from Longview down through the Portland metro area. Many areas will have fresh snow on the ground for the Wednesday morning commute.

Families are encouraged to check the link to the latest school closures and delays.

Another possibility for snow is expected early Thursday morning.

For more details, go to the FOX 12 Weather Blog.

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