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Snow and 28-mile-per-hour winds remain on forecast through Saturday afternoon, Feb. 13.

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Snow has fallen over East Multnomah County. As snow pelts the region and winds around 28 miles per hour sweep in from the east, Gresham residents are choosing to hunker down and stay warm inside as much as possible.

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - The winter storm warning goes through Saturday morning, Feb. 13. The snow began Thursday evening, Feb. 11, and continued through the night, with accumulation of around two to four inches in some areas due to snow drifts from the wind. Roads remain in decent conditions, though there are reports of icy patches, especially around Troutdale.

The winter storm warning will remain in place through Saturday, Feb. 13, with snow and freezing rain on the horizon according to the U.S. National Weather Service. The peak was forecast for Friday evening, Feb. 12, with heavy snow and wind and a low of 24 degrees Fahrenheit.

The temperature is anticipated to rise by Sunday afternoon.

In maintaining roads, city of Gresham crews are focusing on priority streets — hospital and emergency routes, arterial streets and bridges. Visit bit.ly/2KWKhDl for winter weather resources.

PMG PHOTO: TIFFANEY O'DELL - Vincent Fowler, 14, and Jackson McCall, 7, play in the snow at Gresham's Bella Vista Park on Friday morning despite the frigid conditions.

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Downtown Gresham is quiet as most are choosing to stay inside when possible.

PMG PHOTO: TIFFANEY O'DELL - A man walks his dog at Gresham's Bella Vista Park on Friday morning.

PMG PHOTO: TIFFANEY O'DELL - Jackson McCall, 7, gives his sled a push at Gresham's Bella Vista Park on Friday morning in the wind and freezing temperatures.


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