The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Grays Harbor County lasting until 7 pm Monday night.
Monday: Winds will increase and become sustained at 28-31 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Rain will occur before 10am then snow will arrive with a possible accumulation of 1-2″ along the coast and inland. High temperatures falling to 31 degrees by 4 pm. Highs expected to be 37 along the coast to 30 inland.
Monday Night : Very cold with temperatures forecast from the mid 20’s along the coast and in the mid teens inland. Flurries continuing, winds subsiding.
Tuesday: Highs in the low 30’s throughout the county.
Tuesday night : Very cold with temperatures forecast from the low 20’s along the coast and in the mid teens inland. Flurries continuing
Wednesday and Thursday: Temperatures are expected to return to normal with highs in the 35-40 degree range and lows in the 30-35 degree range.
Grays Harbor County Emergency Management is urging all residents to use extreme caution while driving due to the possibility of black ice and freezing rain prior to the snowfall arriving. Be prepared for bitter cold that will continue until Wednesday morning. If you use portable liquid fueled heaters, please DO NOT refuel indoors. Become aware of the warning signs of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. It is good practice to always leave a window open 1-2″ while using portable liquid fueled heaters.