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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
340 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

WAZ019-232200-
/O.CON.KPQR.WS.W.0001.180123T1500Z-180125T0400Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the cities of Coldwater Ridge Visitors Center,
Mount St. Helens, and Wind River Valley
340 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are
  expected.

* WHERE...South Washington Cascades.

* SNOW LEVEL...Snow levels will vary greatly from west to east
  across the Cascades. Snow levels will start off near 1000 feet
  in eastern Skamania County, rising slowly to 4000 feet by late
  this evening. Western areas closer to Mount St. Helens will see
  snow levels rise more rapidly from around 2500 feet this morning
  to 4500 to 5000 feet this afternoon. Snow levels in all areas
  will lower again to around 3000 feet by Wednesday evening.

* WHEN...7 AM today to 8 PM Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy snow will produce near white out
  conditions at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Avalanche Warning

WAZ567>569-019-240200-

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
930 PM PST MON JAN 22 2018

THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WARNING...

TIMING... IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM TUESDAY JANUARY 23RD.

LOCATION... WEST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES INCLUDING
SNOQUALMIE AND WHITE PASSES.

AVALANCHE DANGER... THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREA WILL
RISE TO HIGH TUESDAY.

REASON/IMPACTS... RECENT AND FORECASTED MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
COMBINED WITH WINDS WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES INCLUDING ONTO VALLEY FLOORS OR
FLAT TERRAIN.

PLEASE VISIT WWW.NWAC.US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS
WHERE AVALANCHE MITIGATION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IN SEATTLE,
WASHINGTON.

&&

$$

HAHN&DAMICO/NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER




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