URGENT WINTER WEATHER NOTICE


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URGENT WINTER WEATHER NOTICE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA

601 AM PST MON DEC 15 2008

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...SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS...-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-OLYMPICS-WEST SLOPES CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-

601 AM PST MON DEC 15 2008

...SNOW EXPECTED IN THE LOWLANDS ON WEDNESDAY...

...COLD WEATHER IN STORE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...

SNOW IS FORECAST FOR THE LOWLANDS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY. A DEVELOPING WEATHER SYSTEM ALONG THE NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST TUESDAY WILL MOVE SOUTH OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON ON WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL DRAW MOIST AIR OFF THE OCEAN WHICH WILL OVERRIDE THE COLD AIR MASS IN PLACE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON PRODUCING SNOW. AT THIS POINT...IT IS DIFFICULT TO SAY HOW MUCH SNOW THIS SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE. SMALL CHANGES IN THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM CAN AFFECT THE AMOUNT OF SNOW OVER THE AREA GREATLY.

COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL REMAIN OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON THIS WEEK. DAYTIME HIGHS WILL HAVE A HARD TIME GETTING ABOVE FREEZING AND NIGHTTIME LOWS COULD DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS IN SOME PLACES. RECORD LOWS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SET FOR TODAY.