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

WAZ511-091600-
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HOOD CANAL AREA-
226 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL CONTINUES OVER THE HOOD CANAL AREA THIS EARLY
  MORNING BUT IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO RAIN BY DAYBREAK
  TODAY.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE
  THIS MORNING...BRINGING STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3
  TO 6 INCHES TO THE HOOD CANAL AREA.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL AFFECTED AS ROADWAY SURFACE CONDITIONS
  MAY BECOME SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE PLANNING ON TRAVEL LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT SHOULD
EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

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WAZ001-504-506-507-509-510-512-514-515-555-556-558-559-091600-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-161209T1600Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-BREMERTON AND VICINITY-
226 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL NORTH OF LEWIS COUNTY...WHERE
  THE TRANSITION TO RAIN HAS ALREADY OCCURRED. THIS WILL SPREAD
  FURTHER NORTH AS THE MORNING PROGRESSES WITH THE CHANGE OVER TO
  RAIN EXPECTED FOR OLYMPIA...TACOMA AND SEATTLE OCCURRING BETWEEN
  4 AND 6 AM THIS MORNING. NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE SEATTLE METRO
  AREA AND INTO EVERETT MAY SEE THIS CHANGE OVER SLIGHTLY
  LATER...BETWEEN 6 AND 7 AM.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE
  BEFORE THE CHANGE OVER TO RAIN. DURING THE TRANSITION...PERIODS
  OF MIXED PRECIPITATION...SUCH AS FREEZING RAIN...WILL BE
  POSSIBLE

* MAIN IMPACT...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ALONG WITH THE PROSPECT OF
  FREEZING RAIN DURING THE TRANSITION TO RAIN MAY CREATE SLIPPERY
  ROADWAYS FOR THE EARLIEST PORTION OF THE MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE PLANNING ON TRAVEL SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADWAYS
OVERNIGHT.

&&

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OLYMPICS-CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
226 AM 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 4 TO 8 INCHES OF
  ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE PLANNING ON TRAVEL LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT SHOULD
EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

WAZ503-092000-
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WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-
226 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER WESTERN WHATCOM
  COUNTY THIS MORNING BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO RAIN BY NOON TODAY.
  MIXED PRECIPITATION...SUCH AS FREEZING RAIN...IS POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES DURING THE TRANSITION FROM SNOW TO RAIN BETWEEN 10 AM AND
  NOON TODAY.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE
  THIS MORNING...BRINGING A STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
  3 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL AFFECTED AS ROADWAY SURFACE CONDITIONS
  MAY BECOME SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE PLANNING ON TRAVEL LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT SHOULD
EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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