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Monday, February 10, 2014

Weather/Wind Watch

.. A vigorous storm system will bring strong winds and heavy mountain snow to western Washington late Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning... Rain will increase across western Washington Tuesday afternoon... becoming heavy at times Tuesday night. Snow levels will fluctuate but generally remain below 4000 feet. This means precipitation will fall as snow in the mountains and most major passes in western Washington. A couple feet of snow will be possible through Wednesday morning. Rainfall amounts in The Lowlands will range from a half to one inch. It will become windy behind a warm front Tuesday night. South to southeast winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 or 50 mph will develop along the Washington coast and from Admiralty Inlet northward. Surface low pressure will track inland just north of the Washington border with British Columbia early Wednesday morning. Wind s will become southwesterly and increase to 15 to 30 mph with gusts near 40 mph across the greater Puget Sound region. If the low pressure system arrives stronger than current weather models predict... then winds could also be stronger. From the desk of NWCN