Skagit County, Washington
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Avalanche Warning
WAZ567-220200-

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
715 PM PST SAT JAN 20 2018

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

TIMING... IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM SUNDAY JANUARY 21ST.

LOCATION... WEST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES NORTH INCLUDING
MT BAKER AREA.

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

REASON/IMPACTS... RECENT AND FORECASTED HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH
STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO MATURE FORESTS,
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.

&&

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High Wind Warning
WAZ001-503-506-510-212000-
/O.CON.KSEW.HW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180121T2000Z/
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Admiralty Inlet Area-
310 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* WIND...Southeast winds of 20 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 60 mph
expected.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Port
Townsend, the San Juan Islands, Anacortes, Mount Vernon,
Bellingham, Cherry Point, and Ferndale.

* TIMING...Winds will peak around daybreak today.

* IMPACTS...Tree damage and some power outages are likely. Use
caution while driving, especially at night as trees or limbs
obstructing roadways may not be visible.

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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Winter Storm Warning
WAZ513-567-212000-
/O.CON.KSEW.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180122T1700Z/
Olympics-Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Including Hurricane Ridge and Mount Baker Ski Area
315 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY
ABOVE 2500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected and windy at times. Plan on
difficult travel conditions with poor visibility at times.
Total snow accumulation 1 to 2 feet. Locally higher amounts
possible around Mount Baker.

* WHERE...Olympic mountains and the North Cascades, including
Whatcom and Skagit county.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heaviest snow and strong winds will likely
occur this morning as a strong front moves through the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. 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.

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