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Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
Friday February 8th, 2019 :: 02:21 a.m. PST

Alert

Winter Storm Warning until 04:00PM Saturday

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected. Local snowfall accumulations of 8 inches. North to northeast winds will increase late tonight and Saturday to 15 to 30 mph with some local gusts to 45 mph. The wind will likely reduce visibility at times due to blowing snow, especially near shorelines of the inland waters.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Washington, including Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, Bremerton, Bellevue, North Bend, Redmond, Kent, Port Angeles, Sequim, Oak Harbor, and Mount Vernon.

* WHEN...From Noon today to 4 PM PST Saturday. The heaviest snowfall accumulations for most of the area will occur between 3 PM this afternoon and 10 PM this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A period of 2 inch per hour snowfall accumulations is likely during todays late afternoon and evening commute in the Tacoma, Everett, Seattle, and Bremerton area. Travel is likely to become very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could contribute to reduced visibility late tonight into Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BREMERTON AND VICINITY ... ADMIRALTY INLET AREA ... EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA ... TACOMA AREA ... SEATTLE AND VICINITY ... HOOD CANAL AREA ... BELLEVUE AND VICINITY ... EVERETT AND VICINITY ... WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY ... EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS

Instructions:

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.

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Address/Location
Jefferson County WA Emergency Management
81 Elkins Rd
Jefferson County, WA 98339

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 360-385-9368

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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