Weather Alerts for Chelan

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHELAN

Areas Affected:
East Slopes Northern Cascades
Effective: Tue 10:00 am Updated: Mon 7:30 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu 4:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAVY SNOW IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
IN SOME NORTHERN VALLEYS...
.A wet and mild storm system will bring moderate to heavy snow
across the northern mountains starting Tuesday and persisting
into early Thursday morning. Snow levels will start off near
valley floors Tuesday and a persistent influx of warmer air will
lead to rising snow levels by Wednesday. Exact timing of the
transition from snow to rain and subsequent valley accumulations
carries lower confidence. Higher confidence exists for heavy
accumulations in the mountains.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST
THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult,
including the evening commute on Tuesday. Total valley snow
accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with mountain accumulations 1
to 2 feet with up to 3 feet along the crest of the Cascades,
are expected.
* WHERE...Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin,
Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass.
* WHEN...10 AM Tuesday to 4 AM Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.

Information:
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.