South Washington Cascades Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:47 PM PST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 am Tuesday to
8 PM PST Wednesday above 5000 feet...

* what... heavy snow expected above 5000 feet. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 3 feet are expected over the total warning
period. Elsewhere, snow levels will fluctuate between 3000 and
5000 feet during the period. 6 to 18 inches of snow will
accumulate across those elevations with higher amounts closer to
5000 feet.

* Where... South Washington Cascades.

* When... 7 am Tuesday to 8 PM Wednesday. Heaviest accumulations at
the higher elevations will occur Tuesday afternoon through early
Wednesday morning.

* Additional details... expect significant reductions in
visibility 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
Issued: 9:30 PM PST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

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


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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