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icn  HIGH WIND WARNING
    (WAZ510)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Severity: Severe
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 12:00am PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Admiralty Inlet Area; San Juan County; Western Whatcom County
 
Alert:
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE SAN JUAN
ISLANDS...BELLINGHAM...FERNDALE...WHIDBEY ISLAND AND THE PORT
TOWNSEND AREA.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING SATURDAY MORNING...THEN
DIMINISH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
55 TO 60 MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN TOPPLE LARGE TREES. POWER
OUTAGES ARE LIKELY AND MAY BE WIDESPREAD.
Instructions:
A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING.

 

icn  HIGH WIND WARNING
    (WAZ517)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Severity: Severe
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 12:00am PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Central Coast; North Coast
 
Alert:
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM PST
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...LA PUSH...FORKS...PACIFIC
BEACH...OCEAN SHORES...WESTPORT...HOQUIAM.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...THEN EASING.
* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
55 TO 60 MPH.
* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN TOPPLE LARGE TREES. POWER
OUTAGES ARE LIKELY AND MAY BE WIDESPREAD.
Instructions:
A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING.

 

icn  FLOOD WATCH
 TACOMA AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ509)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:34pm PST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 12:34pm PST Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 04:00am PST Certainty: Possible

Areas Affected: Clallam; Grays Harbor; Jefferson; King; Lewis; Mason; Pierce; Skagit; Snohomish; Thurston; Whatcom
 
Alert:
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...
* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES... GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...JEFFERSON...SKAGIT...
WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...THURSTON.
* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
* HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS. STRONG WESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES TO THE COAST AND OLYMPICS
ON SATURDAY. HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO THE CASCADES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. MODELS CURRENTLY TAPER RAIN OVER THE OLYMPICS ON
SUNDAY BUT KEEP HEAVY RAIN GOING IN THE CASCADES THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER THE CASCADES FROM ABOUT KING COUNTY
SOUTH. THE TOTAL MODEL RAINFALL OVER ABOUT 48 HOURS FROM
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AMOUNTS TO AROUND THREE
TO SIX INCHES OVER THE OLYMPICS AND CENTRAL CASCADES WITH A
NINE- INCH BULLS-EYE OVER MOUNT RAINIER. RAINFALL OVER THE
LOWLANDS WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS AS THE WESTERLY FLOW
CAUSES A RAINSHADOW EAST OF THE OLYMPICS.
* THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING. AT THIS
TIME THE RIVERS MOST LIKELY TO FLOOD ARE THE ONES FLOWING OFF
THE CASCADES OF KING...PIERCE...AND LEWIS COUNTIES...AS WELL AS
THE UNUSUALLY FLOOD-PRONE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY. ANY
FLOODING WOULD LIKELY BEGIN SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE OLYMPICS AND
SUNDAY FOR THE CASCADES...WITH CRESTS SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY.
THE EXACT POSITION OF THE STREAM OF MOISTURE IS UNCERTAIN SO
THIS OUTLOOK COVERS THE ENTIRE OLYMPIC PENINSULA AND ALL OF THE
CASCADES RIVERS.
Instructions:
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT
FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT
QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

 

icn  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
 TACOMA AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ509)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:52pm PST Severity: Minor
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:52pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 04:00pm PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: West Slopes North Cascades and Passes; West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes; West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes
 
Alert:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM
PST SATURDAY.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WHITE PASS...MOUNT RAINIER
PARADISE...SNOQUALMIE PASS...STEVENS PASS...MOUNT BAKER.
* TIMING...EXPECT SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH SNOW LEVELS NEAR
3000 TO 4000 FEET. WARMER AIR WILL MOVE INLAND LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WITH SNOW LEVELS RISING TO 5000 TO 6000 FEET AND SNOW
CHANGING OVER TO RAIN IN THE PASSES.
* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 11 INCHES.
* MAIN IMPACT...BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
Instructions:
FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR
1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

 

icn  WIND ADVISORY
    (WAZ506)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Severity: Minor
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:53pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 12:00am PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Western Skagit County
 
Alert:
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING ON SATURDAY...THEN
EASING SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
45 MPH.
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND KNOCK DOWN
TREE LIMBS AND SMALL AND WEAK TREES.
Instructions:
A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH
AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

 

icn  HIGH SURF ADVISORY
    (WAZ517)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:45pm PST Severity: Minor
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:45pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 04:00pm PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Central Coast; North Coast
 
Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST
SATURDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TIMING...LARGE ENERGETIC WAVES WILL MOVE ONTO THE WASHINGTON
COAST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE LARGE SWELL WILL COMBINE
WITH A HIGH TIDE TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE
WAVES FROM ROCKS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SNEAKER WAVES
COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN UP ON
BEACHES IS LIKELY AND SOME BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE. DURING THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE ON SATURDAY MORNING THE COMBINATION OF HIGH
TIDE AND LARGE WAVES COULD SEND SOME WAVES OVER JETTIES AND
OTHER STRUCTURES. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS
POSSIBLE. SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER COULD COLLECT IN STREETS IN
DOWNTOWN WESTPORT.
* PREDICTED TIDE...THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT WESTPORT IS 10.2
FEET AT 1052 AM SATURDAY. THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT LA PUSH IS
9.2 FEET AT 1028 AM SATURDAY. WIND AND PRESSURE WILL LIKELY MAKE
THE ACTUAL HIGH TIDE AT EACH SPOT ONE HALF TO ONE FOOT HIGHER.
* SEAS...18 TO 21 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS OF
THIS HEIGHT GENERALLY CAUSE PROBLEMS ONLY ON BEACH AREAS.
HOWEVER DURING THE HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING THERE COULD BE
ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING AS WAVES CRASH OVER LEVEES AND OTHER
STRUCTURES.
Instructions:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

 

icn  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY
    (WAZ517)

Effective: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:45pm PST Severity: Minor
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:45pm PST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 04:00pm PST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Central Coast; North Coast
 
Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST
SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST
SATURDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TIMING...LARGE ENERGETIC WAVES WILL MOVE ONTO THE WASHINGTON
COAST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE LARGE SWELL WILL COMBINE
WITH A HIGH TIDE TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE
WAVES FROM ROCKS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SNEAKER WAVES
COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN UP ON
BEACHES IS LIKELY AND SOME BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE. DURING THE
TIME OF HIGH TIDE ON SATURDAY MORNING THE COMBINATION OF HIGH
TIDE AND LARGE WAVES COULD SEND SOME WAVES OVER JETTIES AND
OTHER STRUCTURES. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS
POSSIBLE. SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER COULD COLLECT IN STREETS IN
DOWNTOWN WESTPORT.
* PREDICTED TIDE...THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT WESTPORT IS 10.2
FEET AT 1052 AM SATURDAY. THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT LA PUSH IS
9.2 FEET AT 1028 AM SATURDAY. WIND AND PRESSURE WILL LIKELY MAKE
THE ACTUAL HIGH TIDE AT EACH SPOT ONE HALF TO ONE FOOT HIGHER.
* SEAS...18 TO 21 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS OF
THIS HEIGHT GENERALLY CAUSE PROBLEMS ONLY ON BEACH AREAS.
HOWEVER DURING THE HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING THERE COULD BE
ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING AS WAVES CRASH OVER LEVEES AND OTHER
STRUCTURES.
Instructions:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 SOUTHWEST INTERIOR WASHINGTON   (WAZ504)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Southwest Interior Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Southwest Interior Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS WASHINGTON   (WAZ505)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Thu, Jun 12, 2014 12:45pm PDT Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: East Puget Sound Lowlands Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for East Puget Sound Lowlands Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 EVERETT AND VICINITY WASHINGTON   (WAZ507)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Everett and Vicinity Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Everett and Vicinity Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ508)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Thu, Jun 12, 2014 12:45pm PDT Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Seattle/Bremerton Area Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Seattle/Bremerton Area Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 HOOD CANAL AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ511)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Hood Canal Area Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Hood Canal Area Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ512)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Lower Chehalis Valley Area Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Lower Chehalis Valley Area Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 WEST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES AND PASSES WASHINGTON   (WAZ518)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Thu, Jun 12, 2014 12:45pm PDT Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 WEST SLOPES CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES WASHINGTON   (WAZ519)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Thu, Jun 12, 2014 12:45pm PDT Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 SPOKANE AREA WASHINGTON   (WAZ036)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Spokane Area Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Spokane Area Washington  

 

 NO WARNINGS, WATCHES, OR ADVISORIES
 NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS WASHINGTON   (WAZ037)

Effective: --- Severity: None
Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:15pm PST Urgency: None
Expires: --- Certainty: None

Areas Affected: Northeast Mountains Washington
 
Alert:

 No alerts for Northeast Mountains Washington