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Winter Storm Warning

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 02/23/2021 09:03 AM EST

End Time

Wed 02/24/2021 01:00 AM EST

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Buck Mountain, WA ∙ Mount Stuart, WA ∙ Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, WA ∙ Saddle Peak, WA ∙ Lake Wenatchee, WA ∙ Mount Lago, WA ∙ Tiffany Mountain, WA ∙ Wenatchee National Forest, WA ∙ Stehekin, WA ∙ Winthrop, WA

Headline

...Additional snow for Central Idaho Mountains Today...
Snow showers today across northern Idaho may result in convective type heavy snow amounts. Snow accumulations will be likely above 2000 feet with the greater snow amounts seen above 4000 feet.

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Spokane WA 603 AM PST Tue Feb 23 2021 ...Additional snow for Central Idaho Mountains Today... Snow showers today across northern Idaho may result in convective type heavy snow amounts. Snow accumulations will be likely above 2000 feet with the greater snow amounts seen above 4000 feet. WAZ042-240300- /O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-210224T0600Z/ East Slopes Northern Cascades- Including the following locations Stehekin, Stevens Pass, and Holden Village 603 AM PST Tue Feb 23 2021 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING FOR THE CASCADE CREST INCLUDING HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN COLES CORNER AND STEVENS PASS... * WHAT...Heavy snow for The Cascade Crest including Highway 2 between Coles Corner and Stevens Pass. Additional snow accumulations of 12 to 20 inches. * WHERE...Stevens Pass. * WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Additional snow today will likely contribute to the high avalanche danger in the steep terrain of the north Washington Cascades. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periods of very heavy snowfall rates are expected at Stevens Pass today. Rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will be common with higher rates possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. &&