BRRRR! Winter Weather Advisory through Monday Night with Snow and Winds

The updated weather forecast now shows snow as "likely" through this evening with an 80% chance of snow on Monday…of course forecast can and do change.   What has me shivering are the winds for Monday with gusts ranging from 37-40 mph and lows in the teens for Monday evening.

From the National Weather Service for zip code 98116:

This Afternoon: Snow likely. Snow level 200 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North northwest wind between 9 and 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a calm wind becoming north between 28 and 31 mph. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.   [Note:  I have no idea what "windy with a calm wind means…this doesn't sound calm to me!]

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a north wind between 30 and 33 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Seattle City Forecast:

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING…

THIS AFTERNOON…SNOW SHOWERS. LOCAL ACCUMULATION OF 1 OR 2 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTH WIND 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. BREEZY AT TIMES WITH NORTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 MPH DIMINISHING. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.

MONDAY…SNOW AT TIMES. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. BECOMING WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. NORTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT…CLEARING. COLD AND WINDY. NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 MPH DIMINISHING AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 15 TO 25.

Puget Sound Marine Forecast:

…GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING…

TODAY…NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY.

TONIGHT…N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.

MON…NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT…RISING TO 35 KT LATE. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.

MON NIGHT…N WIND 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.

Upcoming tides for Seattle:

Sunday, Nov 21:  high of 10.7 at 3:28 pm with a low of -2.0 at 10:28 pm.

Monday, Nov 22:  high of 11.8 at 6:02 am with a low of 7.8 at 11:17 am with the next high tide of 10.6 at 3:54 p.m. followed by a low of -2.3 at 11:06 pm.

Tuesday, Nov 23:  high of 12.0 at 6:40 am with a low of 7.9 at noon.   The next high tide is a 10.5 at 4:31 pm.

Hang on to your hats folks and stay warm! 

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