Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
313 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

WAZ555-100600-
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EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
313 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE EAST PUGET
  SOUND LOWLANDS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE PORTION OF THE EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS CLOSEST
  TO THE CASCADES...INCLUDING LOCATIONS LIKE NORTH BEND...
  ENUMCLAW...AND GOLD BAR. THE PROXIMITY OF THE CASCADES IS
  PROVIDING SOME UPSLOPE ENHANCEMENT TO THE SHOWERS AND IS ALSO
  TRAPPING COLD AIR NEAR THE SURFACE.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS
  POSSIBLE NEAR THE CASCADES THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH LOCALIZED 6
  TO 12 INCH ACCUMULATIONS. THERE HAVE ALREADY BEEN SEVERAL
  REPORTS OF 6 INCHES OR MORE ACCUMULATION. ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
  HIGHER CLOSER TO THE CASCADES.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY ROADS THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...
AND WATER N YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

WAZ503-100800-
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WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-
313 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY
  THROUGH TONIGHT. SUB-FREEZING AIR FLOWING OUT OF THE FRASER
  RIVER VALLEY WILL KEEP THE PRECIPITATION AS SNOW OVER THE AREA
  THROUGH TONIGHT. THERE COULD BE SOME BRIEF FREEZING RAIN NEAR
  THE COAST AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 2 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCAL 3
  INCH ACCUMULATIONS IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL AFFECTED AS ROADS WILL BE SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES... AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

WAZ506-100015-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-161210T0000Z/
WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
313 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...MAINLY THROUGH 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON BUT LOCALIZED AREAS
  COULD STILL SEE SNOW UP THROUGH 4 PM. BRIEF FREEZING RAIN IS
  POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO 3 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY ROADS THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

WAZ513-567>569-100800-
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OLYMPICS-CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
313 PM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...THE THREAT OF CONTINUED SNOWFALL LOOKS TO REMAIN OVER
  THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON THROUGH THE DAY TODAY BEFORE
  STARTING TO TAPER OFF DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT.
  INCREASED EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS COMBINED WITH EXPECTED SNOW MAY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATION...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES OF
  ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING...EXCEPT UP TO 10 INCHES
  POSSIBLE OVER THE CASCADES OF KING AND SNOHOMISH COUNTY.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE AFFECTED AS ROADS MAY BECOME
  SLIPPERY AND WINDS COMBINED WITH SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY AT
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE PLANNING ON TRAVEL THROUGH TONIGHT SHOULD EXPECT WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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