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BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON RELAYED BY NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON 630 PM PST SAT FEB 24 2018
THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WARNING...
TIMING...IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.
LOCATION...THE WEST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES INCLUDING MT
BAKER, STEVENS PASS, SNOQUALMIE PASS, PARADISE, WHITE PASS, AND MT
AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO BE HIGH
SUNDAY IN ALL ELEVATION BANDS IN THESE AREAS.
REASON...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL, STRONG WINDS AND
A WARMING TREND SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD AVALANCHES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BACKCOUNTRY TRAVEL IS NOT
RECOMMENDED IN AREAS WITH A HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER.
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,
$$Winter Storm Warning
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
Including the cities of Concrete, Darrington, and Morton
401 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
* WHAT...An additional 6 to 18 inches of new snow is expected
today in the Cascades.
* WHERE...Cascades of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce,
and Lewis counties including Mount Baker ski area, Stevens
Pass, Snoqualmie Pass, White Pass and Paradise at Mount
* WHEN...Until 7 PM PST tonight. The bulk of the snow
accumulations will be this morning into the early afternoon
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.