C-W schools cancel classes on Friday

Freezing rain advisory issued for the Greater Vancouver area

Icy streets and strong winds have led the Camas and Washougal school districts to cancel classes for the second day in a row.

The national Weather Service in Portland issued a freezing rain advisory through 10 a.m. this morning. The system is expected to continue to bring up to one-tenth of an inch of ice to areas including Camas, Washougal and Vancouver, that are impacted by winds from the Columbia River Gorge.

In addition, an ice storm warning for the West Columbia Gorge through 4 a.m. Saturday. Accumulations of one-half to three quarters of an inch of ice are predicted.