Weather Advisory - Winter Storm/Heavy Snow Event...

posted Jan 17, 2012, 9:46 AM by smike@guemesfire.org
500 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2012

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...BELLINGHAM...LYNDEN...FRIDAY HARBOR...ANACORTES AND MOUNT VERNON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TODAY IN SHOWERS. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. 4 TO 8 INCHES OF NEW SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG WITH WINDY CONDITIONS RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...

* MAIN IMPACT...EXPECT EXTREME WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL THROUGH THIS AREA...CARRY AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...WATER...AND BLANKETS IN CASE OF EMERGENCY...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA...CARRY AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...WATER...AND BLANKETS IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.
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