Weather Alerts for Tacoma & Pierce County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
TACOMA & PIERCE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes
Effective: Fri, 10/18 12:00pm Updated: Fri, 10/18 12:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 10/19 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PDT
SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 5000 feet. Total snow
accumulations 12 to 24 inches by late Saturday afternoon.
* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Pierce and Lewis Counties,
including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area and Paradise on Mount
Rainier.
* WHEN...From noon today to 6 PM PDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be difficult.

Information:
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.