Winter Storm Watch for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watch for Monday with… the “s word”.

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
107 PM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

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EVERETT AND VICINITY-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-BELLEVUE AND VICINITY-
SEATTLE AND VICINITY-
107 PM PST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON PST
MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT.

* TIMING...SHOWERS WILL INCREASE MONDAY MORNING BETWEEN 4 AM AND
  NOON. SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL BRING MOSTLY RAIN
  SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. COLDER AIR ARRIVES MONDAY EVENING WITH A
  PUGET SOUND CONVERGENCE ZONE PRODUCING SNOW SHOWERS DOWN TO SEA-
  LEVEL THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...A TRACE TO 2 INCHES ABOVE 500 FEET MONDAY
  MORNING. MONDAY NIGHT...LOCALLY UP TO 4 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL
  SNOW POSSIBLE FROM NORTH SEATTLE TO EVERETT AND EASTWARD TO THE
  FOOTHILLS INCLUDING THE BELLEVUE AREA. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
  ACCUMULATION ELSEWHERE AROUND THE METRO REGION NOT AFFECTED BY
  THE CONVERGENCE ZONE.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAINLY NEAR 500 FEET MONDAY MORNING...RISING IN
  THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS FALLING TO SEA-LEVEL MONDAY EVENING
  THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT AS COLD NORTHERLY FRASER OUTFLOW
  DEVELOPS.

* IMPACTS...SLUSH ON SOME ROADWAYS ABOVE 500 FEET MAY CAUSE
  SLIPPERY DRIVING CONDITIONS MONDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES FALLING
  INTO THE UPPER 20S MONDAY NIGHT WILL CAUSE ANY SNOW OR RECENT
  MOISTURE TO BECOME ICY DURING THE COMMUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW COULD
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS

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