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More snow on the way
Chris Cook Forks Forum photo
A City of Forks snow plow heads for Spartan Way on Monday afternoon, Jan. 16. Forks Ave. and main s streets were kept clear and sanded where needed. Forks schools were closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. Additional heavy snowfall is expected overnight and on Tuesday.
Cancelations of Tuesday meetings are beginning to come in to the Forks Forum.
- Natural Resource Tuesday is canceling due to weather.
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST- 1017 AM PST MON JAN 16 2012 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST TUESDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. * SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...FORKS...PACIFIC BEACH...ABERDEEN... HOQUIAM. * TIMING...TODAY AND TONIGHT. * ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 7 INCHES OF NEW SNOW. HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE AWAY FROM THE BEACHES AND ON HILLS ABOVE ABOUT 100 FEET. SIGNIFICANT ADDITION ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY. * MAIN IMPACT...NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN SOME ICY ROADS...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED FOR THE LOWLANDS WHEN 4 INCHES OF SNOW OR MORE IS LIKELY WITHIN 12 HOURS. A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE WINTER WEATHER. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE REA...CARRY AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...WATER...AND BLANKETS IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.National Weather Service report