West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:23 PM PST Jan. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the Cascades of
Pierce and Lewis counties until 6 am PST Wednesday above 3000
feet...

* what... heavy snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 6
to 12 inches are expected.

* Where... Cascades of Pierce and Lewis counties, including
Paradise on Mount Rainier.

* When... until 6 am PST Wednesday.

* Additional details... as of 3 PM PST, Paradise on Mount Rainier
has picked up 7 inches of new snow. The snow has increased this
afternoon and was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
Expect locally heavy snow to continue through this evening. If
you are planning to travel in the warning area, be prepared for
the possibility of difficult travel conditions.

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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323 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the Cascades of
Pierce and Lewis counties until 6 am PST Wednesday above 3000
feet...

* what... heavy snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 6
to 12 inches are expected.

* Where... Cascades of Pierce and Lewis counties, including
Paradise on Mount Rainier.

* When... until 6 am PST Wednesday.

* Additional details... as of 3 PM PST, Paradise on Mount Rainier
has picked up 7 inches of new snow. The snow has increased this
afternoon and was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour.
Expect locally heavy snow to continue through this evening. If
you are planning to travel in the warning area, be prepared for
the possibility of difficult travel conditions.

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.


Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle



Avalanche Warning
Issued: 9:30 PM PST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The northwest avalanche center has issued an avalanche warning...

Timing... in effect until 6 PM Tuesday January 23rd.

Location... west slopes of the Washington Cascades including
Snoqualmie and white passes.

Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area will
rise to high Tuesday.

Reason/impacts... recent and forecasted moderate to heavy snow
combined with winds will result in widespread avalanches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... very dangerous avalanche
conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.
Avalanches may run long distances including onto 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.



Hahn&damico/northwest avalanche center


930 PM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

The northwest avalanche center has issued an avalanche warning...

Timing... in effect until 6 PM Tuesday January 23rd.

Location... west slopes of the Washington Cascades including
Snoqualmie and white passes.

Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area will
rise to high Tuesday.

Reason/impacts... recent and forecasted moderate to heavy snow
combined with winds will result in widespread avalanches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... very dangerous avalanche
conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended.
Avalanches may run long distances including onto 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.



Hahn&damico/northwest avalanche center

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