Winter Storm Warning In Effect

12-25-12 wx amA winter storm warning is in effect until 3 PM this afternoon. Locations mentioned in the warning from the National Weather Service include Shelton, Belfair, Brinnon and Hoodsport. Snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches are possible with up to a foot at elevations above 500 feet and along the west side of Hood Canal. Travel may become difficult due to snow packed roads and heavy snow could cause local power outages and snap tree limbs. Specific forecasts say Matlock, Liliwaup, Shelton, Union, and Tahuya could see 2 to 5 inches.