Olympics Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 9:23 AM PST Nov. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday evening above 3000 feet...

* what... heavy snow possible above 3000 feet. Total snow
accumulations 8 to 14 inches, with over 2 feet possible near
mountain summits. A trace to 6 inches of snow will be possible
above 2500 feet by Friday evening.

* Where... Olympic Mountains and valleys mainly above 3000 feet,
including Hurricane Ridge.

* When... from Thursday morning through Friday evening. The
heaviest snowfall is expected Thursday afternoon and evening
with snowfall rates up to 1 inch per hour. Snow showers,
some potentially heavy, will persist through Friday.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult in the
Olympics Thursday through Friday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travelers should be prepared for winter travel and recreation
conditions. This means considering alternate travel plans, having
an emergency supply kit, and monitoring the forecast and
conditions for the latest information. Call 5-1-1 for the latest
Road conditions.





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