Oregon has its first snowfall in nearly two years
A record-breaking snowstorm has dumped up to 4 inches of snow across a swath of the Oregon coast from south of Seattle to central Oregon.
The first snowstorm in more than two years in the state is likely to push the total to 6.3 inches, the National Weather Service in Portland reported.
The snowstorm is expected to last through Sunday, according to meteorologists with the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
It could cause problems for the coast and inland areas.
It could also have a negative impact on tourism, which is expected in the region, the weather service reported.
The storm is forecast to continue through Thursday, with snowfall totals of up to 5 inches.
The National Weather Services forecast snowfall of 6.2 inches on Friday.