NW Snow and Ice WA/OR

Forecasters differ as to timing, but most agree that a serious if short-lived snowstorm is scheduled to hit western Oregon late Wednesday, and western Washington sometime on Thursday, with significant ice in some locations as the storm turns to sleet and rain late Thursday or early Friday.  Enter your zip code in the box at the top of the National Weather Service’s Winter Storm Watch at http://forecast.weather.Gov./showsigwx.php?warnzone=WAZ039&warncounty=WAC011&firewxzone=WAZ604&local_place1=5%20Miles%20NE%20Vancouver%20WA&product1=Winter+Storm+Watch&lat=45.6868&lon=-122.576#.WEgkfb9zeUc and check it every few hours, or another ongoing forecast of your choosing.

Networks are required by CMS to monitor the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events.  If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to receive dialysis, are impaired by weather or other issues, please fill out the Network Disaster Reporting Form at https://www.nwrn.org/files/E/Interruptions.pdf and fax it to the Network at 206-923-0716.  For questions or emergency assistance contact Lisa Hall, 206-923-0714, or lhall@nw16.esrd.net .

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