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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:27 AM PST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 10 am PST this
morning above 2500 feet...
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from this evening through Sunday
evening above 2500 feet...

* what... snow will fall off and on for the next two days. There
will be a lull this afternoon and evening, then snow will begin
again. There could be a particularly heavy period of snow from
late tonight through Sunday morning, when a foot or more could

* Where... Cascade mountains and upper valleys of Pierce and Lewis
counties, including the Crystal Mountain ski area, Paradise on
Mount Rainier, and White Pass.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 am PST this
morning. For the Winter Storm Watch, from this evening through
Sunday evening.

* Additional details... significant reductions in visibility are
possible. If there is a period of intense heavy snow late
tonight and Sunday morning, traffic through White Pass and in
Mount Rainier National Park is likely to be adversely affected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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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