Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
245 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014


WAZ042-210700-
/O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-141221T0700Z/
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...
TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN...CONCONULLY...BLEWETT PASS...
LOUP LOUP PASS
245 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...
  STEHEKIN...CONCONULLY...BLEWETT PASS...LOUP LOUP PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS
  WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY IN THE
  MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
  SNOW WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF LATE TONIGHT...HOWEVER ADDITIONAL
  SNOW SHOWERS ARE STILL EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS
  THROUGH MOST OF SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. THIS WILL IMPACT MOST OF THE MOUNTAINS PASSES...
  INCLUDING HIGHWAY 2 OVER STEVENS PASS...AS WELL BLEWETT PASS.

* SNOW LEVEL...2000 FEET.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=OTX.

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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