ADVISORY: Expect Snow In Burien Area Wednesday (12/16/08)
NOTE: THIS POSTING IS FROM DEC. 16, 2008:
The latest National Weather Service winter storm warning was released today (Tuesday, Dec. 16th) at 3:43pm, and it goes something like this:
…Winter Storm Watch now in effect from late tonight through Thursday morning…
The Winter Storm Watch is now in effect from late tonight through Thursday morning for the central Puget Sound area southward as well as the central coast.
Although everywhere in western Washington will get some snow…some areas may not get heavy snow… or if they do… it will begin a little later. For these areas… which include the Seattle/Bremerton area… Tacoma and vicinity… the southwest interior… the lower Chehalis valley… the Hood Canal area… and the central coast… a Winter Storm Watch remains in effect.
Forecasts call for up to 2 inches of snow in these areas on Wednesday… and another inch or two could fall Wednesday night. There is uncertainty about the amount of snow that could fall over these areas but the watch could be changed to a warning later.
Precautionary/preparedness actions… monitor weather forecasts and Road conditions carefully. Stay indoors if at all possible. Travel is likely to be adversely impacted Wednesday into Thursday and possibly longer.