MCARC February Meeting Canceled!

Due the pending rain/snow/ice storm Friday night and Saturday morning, the MCARC  rescheduled meeting for this Saturday morning has been CANCELED !! .  Please pass this along to anyone in the area that may have planned to attend.  The March meeting will be reorganized to have multiple Nomination Periods, and then the election of new Officers and Board Members. Q&A’s? Contact KA4VVA@gmail.com

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February MCDEM Information Meeting at Hoodsport has been CANCELLED

Due the pending rain/snow/ice storm Friday night and Saturday morning, the MCDEM Communications Unit has canceled the “Amateur Radio in a Disaster” meeting at the Hoodsport Library scheduled for this Saturday morning.  Please pass this along to anyone in the area that may have planned to attend.  It will be rescheduled for a later date by the DEM.   Contact KA4VVA@gmail.com for details.

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Rescheduled Meeting Date- Feb 16th

We have our rescheduled February meeting at 9AM, Saturday 16 Feb. 2019 at the MC-DEM.  Remember the special instructions on getting off at the Dayton-Airport Rd.

IF, we have another snow storm, we’ll scratch this month and have Board nominations in March – again, rescheduled for the 3rd weekend due to the Mike & Key Flea Market.

ALL changes will be posted to this web site as fast as we can.

GREAT turn out for the WX Net Saturday.  TD/KA4VVA

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Winter Storm Watch/Warning

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
336 AM PST Thu Feb 7 2019

WAZ507-509-511-555-556-558-559-071945-/O.NEW.KSEW.WS.A.0003.190208T2000Z-190210T0200Z/
Everett and Vicinity-Tacoma Area-Hood Canal Area-East Puget Sound Lowlands-Bellevue and Vicinity-Seattle and Vicinity-Bremerton and Vicinity-including Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville, Stanwood, Tacoma, Fife,
DuPont, Puyallup, Shelton, Seabeck, Belfair, Brinnon,
Bonney Lake, Maple Valley, Monroe, Woodinville, Arlington,
Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Gold Bar, Duvall,
Carnation, Fall City, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Covington,
Black Diamond, Orting, Eatonville, Bellevue, Bothell, Kenmore,
Mill Creek, Clearview, Kirkland, Newcastle, Redmond, Sammamish,
Issaquah, Seattle, White Center, Tukwila, Renton, Burien,
Des Moines, Kent, Federal Way, Bremerton, Poulsbo, and Indianola
336 AM PST Thu Feb 7 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible. There remains some uncertainty in the details as a few areas could see a foot of snow while a few other locations may only see 2-4 inches. Windy conditions will develop late Friday night into Saturday with north winds 20 to 35 mph. Temperatures late Friday night through Saturday will fall through the 20s.

* WHERE…Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, Bremerton, Bellevue, North Bend, Redmond, and Kent.

* WHEN…From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon. Heaviest snowfall accumulations are most likely Friday night into Saturday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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Y’all might consider NOT attending the meeting if conditions are too unsafe.

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Meeting This Saturday 9 Feb 2019

9AM, MC-DEM 101 Public Works Rd.  See map to right for more. Primary topic- Nominations for March Elections.  If positions are not filled, Club loses meeting location and possible repeater location.  Be there- stand up and volunteer- if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem – your call on what you want to be – live with it.

Weather Outlook from WSDOT-

SATURDAY
Snow/Rain
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level near sea level. Highs in the mid to upper 30s.
Be PREPARED. LISTEN TO THE REPEATER FOR CLUB UPDATES. TomD/KA4VVA

 

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