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first_imgClark County dodged accumulating snowfall Monday, save a dusting early in the morning. While snow is unlikely the rest of the week, ice is expected at times, according to the National Weather Service.Unlike parts of the Portland area, Vancouver got less than an inch of snow from this storm, according to the weather service. The heaviest recorded snowfall in the metro area was in North Plains, Ore., which received more than 2½ inches.The National Weather Service reported around 5:45 a.m. that snow was starting to stick at elevations above 300 to 500 feet in the hills around Portland. Shortly after, it began sticking in Hazel Dell and Felida. The snow tapered off as the morning progressed.Some schools started late. Portland International Airport felt the snow’s impact, with 69 canceled or delayed flights as of 4 p.m.In Eugene, Ore., residents were grappling with as much as 14 inches of snow. Creswell, Ore., saw the heaviest recorded snowfall at 18 inches. Interstate 5 was closed through the snowiest parts of Oregon.Temperatures were expected to drop below freezing Monday through Thursday nights, potentially causing slippery commutes, said David Bishop, a meteorologist with the weather service. The Washington State Department of Transportation provides up-to-the-minute traffic updates on its free app.While temperatures will drop below freezing, snow is possible but not expected, according to weather service forecasts.last_img read more