Weather Alerts for Yakima

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
YAKIMA

Areas Affected:
East Slopes of the Washington Cascades
Effective: Tue 7:00 am Updated: Mon 7:30 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 10:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES AND THE KITTITAS VALLEY TOMORROW AND
WEDNESDAY...
.An incoming system will bring significant snow Tuesday and
Tuesday night to the East Slopes of the Washington Cascades and
the Kittitas Valley. Snow levels will rise Tuesday night and snow
will turn to rain in the Kittitas Valley but snow will continue
above 2500 feet into Wednesday evening as a moist flow continues
along the Cascade Crest.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 10 PM PST
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 10 PM
PST WEDNESDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet. Snow expected below
2500 feet. Travel will be very difficult Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday afternoon. Above 2500 feet, total snow
accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are expected. Below 2500 feet,
total snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Cle Elum and Cliffdell.
* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, 7 AM Tuesday to 10 PM
Wednesday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, 7 AM Tuesday to 10
PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
YAKIMA

Areas Affected:
East Slopes of the Washington Cascades
Effective: Tue 7:00 am Updated: Mon 7:30 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 10:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES AND THE KITTITAS VALLEY TOMORROW AND
WEDNESDAY...
.An incoming system will bring significant snow Tuesday and
Tuesday night to the East Slopes of the Washington Cascades and
the Kittitas Valley. Snow levels will rise Tuesday night and snow
will turn to rain in the Kittitas Valley but snow will continue
above 2500 feet into Wednesday evening as a moist flow continues
along the Cascade Crest.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 10 PM PST
WEDNESDAY ABOVE 2500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 10 PM
PST WEDNESDAY BELOW 2500 FEET...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 2500 feet. Snow expected below
2500 feet. Travel will be very difficult Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday afternoon. Above 2500 feet, total snow
accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are expected. Below 2500 feet,
total snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Cle Elum and Cliffdell.
* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, 7 AM Tuesday to 10 PM
Wednesday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, 7 AM Tuesday to 10
PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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.