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Latest Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory by KPQR
Issued 1/17/2017 6:08 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/18/2017 6:00 PM US/Pacific.
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south washington cascades-
608 pm pst tue jan 17 2017
...ice storm warning remains in effect until 6 pm pst wednesday
below 3000 feet for the south washington cascades...
* timing...precipitation will be heavy at times tonight then ease
* locations...primarily the southern and eastern valleys of the
south washington cascades including the wind river valley.
* ice accumulation...expect heavy icing. ice accumulations up to
one inch will be fairly widespread. some locations could get as
much as two inches of ice from this storm.
* impacts...heavy ice accumulation will likely bring down large
branches and power lines. power outages may last multiple
days depending on how widespread these impacts are. this
event will add to the existing heavy snow and ice loading on
rooftops... which may cause some rooftops to fail.
an ice storm warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. significant amounts of ice accumulations
will make travel dangerous or impossible. travel is strongly
discouraged. commerce will likely be severely impacted. if you
must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. ice accumulations and winds will
likely lead to snapped power lines and falling tree branches that
add to the danger.