Snow flurries could last throughout afternoon

By Craig Brown, Columbian metro editor

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Snow flurries falling in the Vancouver area could continue throughout this afternoon, but significant snowfall is not in the forecast.

The National Weather Service has not issued any snow advisories for Clark County.

The snow began lightly falling around lunchtime in downtown Vancouver, where the temperature was right at freezing. It was not accumulating.

With very little moisture in the area, the most likely weather is freezing fog, according to the weather service.

The forecast:

  • This afternoon: A chance of flurries. Patchy fog after 4pm. Patchy freezing fog after 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. Light southwest wind.
  • Tonight: Patchy fog before 10p.m. Patchy freezing fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind.
  • Tuesday: Areas of freezing fog before 1p.m., then patchy freezing fog after 4p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Light north wind.
  • Tuesday night: Patchy freezing fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northeast wind around 6 mph.