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Oh No It's Snow!

Batten down the hatches, me hearties, and check out the ultra-alarmist text in bold from today's weather advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR 1036 AM PST THU JAN 1 2004

ORZ006-WAZ039-012300- GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BATTLE GROUND...DOWNTOWN PORTLAND... DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER...HILLSBORO AND OREGON CITY 1036 AM PST THU JAN 1 2004

…THE SNOW ADVISORY FOR THE GREATER PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER METRO AREAS HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A WINTER STORM WARNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE GREATER PORTLAND AND VANCOUVER METRO AREAS THIS MORNING BEFORE DECREASING THIS AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES EXPECTED ABOVE 500 FEET. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL RISE TO 500 FEET AWAY FROM THE GORGE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

ANY TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. IF YOU LEAVE THE SAFETY OF BEING INDOORS...YOU ARE PUTTING YOUR LIFE AT RISK.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

Like, ohmigod, we're all gonna die! Aieeee!!!

(Hat-tip to Dave for alerting me to this important weather advisory.)

Tiny Island