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Ice Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
853 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE INTERIOR NORTHWEST
THROUGH THURSDAY. WARMER AIR RIDING OVER THE RESIDUAL ARCTIC
AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND HIGHER
ELEVATION SNOW IN MANY AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST OREGON.

WAZ026-027-521-190000-
/O.CON.KPDT.IS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170119T0200Z/
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON
853 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...GOLDENDALE...BICKLETON...ELLENSBURG...THORP...
  NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO A TENTH INCH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE WILL MAKE ROADWAYS HAZARDOUS. ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$



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