High Wind Warning; Coastal Flood Advisory; Snow Possible

12-17-12 WX mapA high wind warning is in effect until 4 PM Monday. Southwest winds 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 60 MPH will continue though the morning, slowly easing in the afternoon. Winds this high can topple trees, down power lines and damage property. Residents should be prepared for possible power outages.

A coastal flood advisory is in effect from 7 AM to 11 AM Monday. Tidal overflow is possible as high tide could be a foot and a half higher than normal.

Snow is in the forecast for Tuesday. The National Weather Service says there is a 40% chance of snow in the Shelton area as the snow level drops to 200 feet. However, less than a half inch of accumulation is expected. Some areas, such as Lilliwaup, Matlock, Union and areas at higher elevations, could see snow Monday night after 10 PM with less than a half inch of accumulation. Those near Lake Cushman could see snow through Tuesday night with as much as four inches of accumulation before turning to rain on Wednesday.

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Just rain is forecast for the rest of the week but conditions can change quickly so please be prepared.


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