Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
322 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
322 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SNOQUALMIE PASS...STEVENS PASS...MOUNT BAKER AND
  MOUNT RAINIER.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL PICK UP FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  TO DEPOSIT ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE CASCADES THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...12 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW AT STEVENS AND SNOQUALMIE
  PASSES THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND 15 TO 25 INCHES AT MOUNT
  BAKER AND MOUNT RAINIER. MOST INTENSE SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THIS
  EVENING. AN ADDITIONAL 6 TO 12 INCHES EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 1500 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THEN
  FALLING TO NEAR 1000 FEET LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL INTO AND THROUGH THE CASCADES WILL BE
  DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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OLYMPICS-
322 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...HURRICANE RIDGE.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...NEAR 2000 FEET.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ON SNOWY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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