Pierce County, Washington
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Special Weather Statement
WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-041130-
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-
WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-EVERETT AND VICINITY-TACOMA AREA-
ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-HOOD CANAL AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-
OLYMPICS-EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-SEATTLE AND VICINITY-
BREMERTON AND VICINITY-CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
319 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...COLDER TEMPERATURES BEGINNING SUNDAY NIGHT AND A CHANCE FOR
LOWLAND SNOW...

MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY...AND WILL LINGER THROUGH MID-WEEK. THIS WILL BE
THE COLDEST WEATHER OF THIS SEASON SO FAR. LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO
DROP INTO THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 MONDAY NIGHT AND LOWER TO MID
20S TUESDAY NIGHT. BLACK ICE COULD BE A HAZARD DURING THE MORNING
COMMUTES.

LOW SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING AS PRECIPITATION
DEVELOPS. WHILE WET SNOW WILL FALL MONDAY MORNING IN MANY
LOCATIONS...TEMPERATURES JUST ABOVE FREEZING WILL MINIMIZE
ROADWAY IMPACTS. ABOVE A FEW HUNDRED FEET OF ELEVATION AND WITHIN
ANY CONVERGENCE ZONE NORTH OF SEATTLE...A COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW
COULD ACCUMULATE RESULTING IN SLUSHY ROADWAYS. MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...THE AIR WILL BE COLD ENOUGH THAT ANY
SNOW SHOWERS THAT DO OCCUR COULD CAUSE ICY ROADWAYS...INCLUDING IN
THE METRO AREAS.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MOISTURE AND WARMER AIR BACK INTO THE
REGION LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. PRECIPITATION DURING THIS
TIME MAY START AS SNOW...HOWEVER DETAILS STILL REMAIN UNCLEAR AND
WILL BEAR WATCHING OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
WAZ569-040545-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WW.Y.0029.161204T0200Z-161204T2200Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.WS.W.0009.161204T0000Z-161204T2000Z/
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
138 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST
SUNDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...UP TO 2 FEET OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON WITH HIGHEST AMOUNTS AT PARADISE RANGER STATION AT
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK AND AT THE SKI RESORTS.

* SNOW LEVELS...NEAR 3500 FEET THIS EVENING FALLING TO BELOW 2500
FEET LATE TONIGHT AND BELOW 1500 FEET SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS SUCH AS SLIPPERY ROADWAYS
AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND
WATER N YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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