Winter Storm Warning

WAZ041-042-044-091800-
/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170209T2100Z/
Wenatchee Area-East Slopes Northern Cascades-Waterville Plateau-
Including the following locations Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat,
Cashmere, Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin,
Conconully, Blewett Pass, Loup Loup Pass, Waterville, Mansfield,
and Badger Mountain Road
1043 PM PST Wed Feb 8 2017

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST
THURSDAY…

* Locations…Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat, Cashmere, Leavenworth,
Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass,
Loup Loup Pass, Waterville, Mansfield, and Badger Mountain
Road.

* Ice Accumulations…One tenth to one quarter of an inch.

* Snow Accumulations…4 to 7 inches of snow across the Waterville
Plateau and into the Wenatchee valley. 7 to 10 inches for the
Cascade valleys, and in the mountains 10 to 18 inches.

* Timing…Steady snow will continue through tonight and then
taper off on Thursday. Towards late tonight and early Thursday
morning, a change over to freezing rain and sleet will occur.

* Impacts…Heavy snow and freezing rain will create difficult
travel conditions. Ice glazing on power lines and trees may
create scattered power outages and tree damage.

* Snow Level…Initially on the valley floors Wednesday rising
to 3000 feet south of Lake Chelan and 1500 feet north of Lake
Chelan on Thursday.

* Web Page: For a detailed view of the hazard area visit
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=otx.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A winter storm warning for heavy snow and freezing rain means
significant amounts of snow and ice are expected or occurring.
Snow and ice accumulations will make travel very hazardous or
impossible.

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