Special Weather Statement: Getting Colder!

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Seattle WA 317 PM PST Mon Feb 8 2021 WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>512-514>517-555-556-558-559-091130- 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- 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- 317 PM PST Mon Feb 8 2021
 ...WINTRY WEATHER POSSIBLE LATER THIS WEEK FOR THE LOWLANDS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON... Cold air over British Columbia is likely to push south into Western Washington this week. Fraser outflow into the Bellingham area should increase--with cold wind chills by Thursday across Whatcom county. Windy conditions are likely to affect the San Juans islands as well--with northeasterly gales likely across the waters by Thursday. Areas farther south and near the coast will also see a cooing trend--but could avoid a hard freeze. After the colder air arrives, a front might reach the area with a chance of snow Thursday and Friday. 
Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio, weather.gov, or your favorite source of weather information in the days ahead as the forecast is updated. $$ www.weather.gov/seattle

One of the Wx Weenies I follow claims the possibility of 15 inches of snow by Friday evening with only (only!) half of that sticking. Sure, and pigs will fly jumbo jets and I'll pass my Extra.
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Winter Weather Advisory 26-27 Jan 2021

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
355 AM PST Tue Jan 26 2021

WAZ511-559-270000-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0004.210127T0200Z-210127T1400Z/
Hood Canal Area-Bremerton and Vicinity-355 AM PST Tue Jan 26 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM PST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected above 500 feet. Total snow accumulations
  of up to two inches.

* WHERE...Western Kitsap and the lowlands of eastern Jefferson and
  Mason Counties, including Brinnon and Seabeck.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.

www.weather.gov/seattle

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Must Be Our Wet Season!

RAW Weather Service Message:

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Washington, including the
following area, Mason.

* From Monday evening through Wednesday evening

* Heavy rainfall over the Olympic mountains will force sharp rises
on the Skokomish River with flooding likely by Monday night.
Additional rainfall will keep the river above flood stage through
Wednesday.
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Did The Earth Move For You? It Might!

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Seattle WA
250 PM PST Sat Dec 19 2020

WAZ001-503-504-506-507-509>517-555-556-558-559-567>569-202300-
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-250 PM PST Sat Dec 19 2020

...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED
THREAT OF LANDSLIDES IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...

Elevated soil moisture across Western Washington will increase to
near threshold as another round of moderate to heavy rain spreads
across the region this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of 1
to 2 inches in the lowlands and 2 to 4 inches in portions of the
Olympics and Cascades can be expected through Monday night. This
will put extra pressure on soil instability, leading to an
increased threat of landslides during this time period. The
highest rainfall totals will be focused across the Olympics and
Central/Southern Cascades where the landslide risk will be
highest.

For more information about current conditions, visit
www.weather.gov/seattle, select Hydrology, and then scroll down
for the links to the landslide information pages.

For more information on landslides, visit the website for the
Washington State Department of Natural Resources landslide
geologic hazards at: http://bit.ly/2mtA3wn

$$

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Sounds Like Winter To Me! Flood Watch, Y’all!

A front will move through Western Washington this afternoon and
evening, followed by a wetter frontal system Saturday afternoon
through early Sunday morning.

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of northwest Washington and west central
Washington, including the following areas, in northwest
Washington, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason, Skagit and
Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce,
Snohomish and Thurston.

* From Saturday morning through Sunday evening

* Heaviest rainfall expected Saturday afternoon through early Sunday
morning and may result in 3 to 5 inches of rain possible over the
mountains. Snow levels will rise to around 6500 feet Saturday
night into early Sunday morning.
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