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Avalanche Warning
WAZ567-513-200000-

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
146 PM PST MON JAN 17 2017

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

TIMING... 4 AM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH 4 PM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 19TH.

LOCATION...THE OLYMPICS AND NW WASHINGTON CASCADES...INCLUDING THE
MT BAKER AREA

AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HIGH
IN THESE AREAS WITH A NATURAL AVALANCHE CYCLE LIKELY BEGINNING
TUESDAY MORNING. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

REASON...INCREASING HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW TUESDAY MORNING WILL ADD A
SIGNIFICANT LOAD TO EXISTING WEAK LAYERS FORMED DURING THE RECENT
COLD WEATHER. SNOW CHANGING TO RAIN WILL CAUSE A NATURAL AVALANCHE
CYCLE TUESDAY. ALSO...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BUILD NEW AND
UNSTABLE WIND SLAB ON LEE SLOPES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PLEASE VISIT 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.

$$

Avalanche Warning
WAZ513-019-520-521-042-567>569-182300

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
440 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IS EXTENDING AN AVALANCHE WARNING FOR
THE OLYMPICS AND NW WASHINGTON CASCADES AND ISSUING A WARNING FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES...
...

TIMING... 4 PM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON JANUARY 18TH.

LOCATION...THE OLYMPICS AND WASHINGTON CASCADES...NOT INCLUDING THE
SNOQUALMIE AND STEVENS PASS AREA

AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HIGH
IN THESE AREAS WITH A NATURAL AVALANCHE CYCLE LIKELY BEGINNING
TUESDAY EVENING. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED
LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

REASON...INCREASING HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW LATE TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WILL ADD A SIGNIFICANT LOAD TO EXISTING WEAK LAYERS FORMED
DURING THE RECENT COLD WEATHER. RAIN ON SNOW WILL CAUSE A NATURAL
AVALANCHE CYCLE IN MANY AREAS. ALSO...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
BUILD NEW AND UNSTABLE WIND SLAB ON LEE SLOPES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PLEASE VISIT 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.

$$

Coastal Flood Advisory
WAZ001-503-506-510-182000-
/O.CON.KSEW.CF.Y.0001.170118T1500Z-170118T2000Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
951 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO NOON PST
WEDNESDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
SHORELINES DURING THE MORNING HIGH TIDE WEDNESDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...FROM THE ADMIRALTY INLET AREA AND
WHIDBEY ISLAND UP THROUGH THE SAN JUANS AND THE ANACORTES
AREA...NORTH TO BELLINGHAM BAY AND UP TO POINT ROBERTS.

* TIMING...THE MORNING HIGH TIDE WEDNESDAY IS AROUND 9 TO 10 AM
IN THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON.

* TIDE INFO...A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL
PRODUCE TIDES HIGHER THAN THE TIDE TABLES.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING DUE TO MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS AND WAVES AT HIGH
TIDE COULD COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
SHORELINE.

&&

$$


Flood Watch
WAC009-027-031-033-045-053-073-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0001.170118T0200Z-170119T0800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-MASON-PIERCE-WHATCOM-
352 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON AND WEST CENTRAL
WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTHWEST
WASHINGTON...CLALLAM...GRAYS HARBOR...JEFFERSON...MASON AND
WHATCOM. IN WEST CENTRAL WASHINGTON...KING AND PIERCE.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ALONG THE SOUTHWEST SLOPES OF THE
OLYMPICS AND THE CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY IS
MOST LIKELY RIVER TO FLOOD IN THIS PATTERN. OTHER RIVERS
COMING OFF THE OLYMPICS INCLUDING...BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
SATSOP AND ELWHA... COULD ALSO REACH FLOOD STAGE. THE NOOKSACK
RIVER IN WHATCOM COUNTY HAS THE BEST CHANCE TO REACH FLOOD
STAGE OUT OF THE RIVERS THAT FLOW OFF OF THE NORTH CASCADES.
PORTIONS OF THE WHITE RIVER BORDERING KING AND PIERCE COUNTY
MAY ALSO FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
WAZ516-517-181030-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0003.170118T0225Z-170118T1800Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
625 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL COAST
UNTIL 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY. THE WIND
ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WESTPORT...HOQUIAM...AND FORKS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK BY 10 PM PST TONIGHT AND THEN DIMINISH
SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER...THERE MAY BE ANOTHER BRIEF BURST
OF HIGH WINDS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES ONTO ROADS...VEHICLES...
AND ROOFTOPS. DOWNED POWER LINES CAN CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
WAZ001-503-506-510-181030-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0003.170118T0225Z-170118T2300Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
625 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWEST INTERIOR UNTIL 3
PM PST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY. THE WIND
ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...BELLINGHAM AND OAK HARBOR.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK BY 10 PM PST TONIGHT AND THEN DIMINISH
SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT. EXPECT ANOTHER BRIEF BURST OF HIGH WINDS
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES ONTO ROADS...VEHICLES...
AND ROOFTOPS. DOWNED POWER LINES CAN CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

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