Winter Storm Warning through Wednesday

This morning could be a good time to make sure your generator is working!  I just heard local news media say "we could get a foot of snow at sea level tomorrow".

Here is the forecast for the Seattle area. I'm concerned about the WIND combined with the snow.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON…

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

TODAY…SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE 30S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

TONIGHT…SNOW SHOWERS ENDING IN THE EVENING. SNOW DEVELOPING LATE. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES. BECOMING WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…WINDY…SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY…SNOW CHANGING TO RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID AND UPPER 30S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

Puget Sound Marine Forecast

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY…

TODAY…SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT…BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. OVER THE N SOUND…NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT…SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.

TONIGHT…NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW.

WED…N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW.

WED NIGHT…N WIND 20 TO 30 KT…EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT…SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

THU…N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT…SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

Tides via NOAA:

 

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We have considerable high tides that when combined with wind in the forecast, could be concerning.

Tides

 

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