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Avalanche Watch

 
 WOUS46 KSEW 152335
AVASEW

AVALANCHE WATCH
NORTHWEST WEATHER AND AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
340 PM SAT DEC 15 2012

THIS STATEMENT APPLIES TO BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE TERRAIN BELOW 7000
FEET AND DOES NOT APPLY TO HIGHWAYS OR OPERATING SKI AREAS

WAZ513-518-519-019-ORZ011-162000-

...AVALANCHE WATCH FOR THE OLYMPICS AND WASHINGTON CASCADES NEAR AND
WEST OF THE CREST AND MT HOOD AREA FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

STRONG WINDS AND INCREASING SNOW SHOULD BEGIN IN THE OLYMPICS AND
CASCADES AS THE FRONT APPROACHES SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WESTERLY
OROGRAPHIC FLOW AND HEAVY SNOW SHOULD FOLLOW THE FRONT AND THE
STRONG SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.
WINDS...HEAVY SNOW... RAPID LOADING...TEMPORARY WEAK STORM
LAYERS...PREVIOUS LOW DENSITY LAYERS AND CRUSTS SHOULD ALL HELP TO
CAUSE DEEP NEW WIND AND STORM SLAB LAYERS AND A HIGH AVALANCHE
DANGER BY SUNDAY NIGHT. THESE CONDITIONS SHOULD BE SEEN IN THE
OLYMPICS AND CASCADES FROM MT BAKER TO MT HOOD. AN AVALANCHE WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

THIS STATEMENT WILL UPDATED AS WARRANTED. PLEASE VISIT WWW.NWAC.US
FOR HOURLY WEATHER DATA AND FORECAST DETAILS.

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FERBER/NORTHWEST WEATHER AND AVALANCHE CENTER