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Winter weather advisory updated, stronger winds expected

Snow blows over Ulrich Road looking west toward Imhof Road (February 11, 2019). Photo: Whatcom News

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — This afternoon, forecasters with the National Weather Service Seattle office updated the winter weather advisory issued this morning, Saturday, December 17th, for western Whatcom County.

Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches continue to be expected. Northeast winds (Fraser Valley outflow) gusting as high as 50 mph are now expected.

The winter weather advisory is in effect from 4pm today through 4pm tomorrow in western Whatcom County, including Point Roberts, Lummi Island, Bellingham and Sumas.

A wind chill advisory was also issued this afternoon due to very cold wind chills expected. The advisory will be in effect between 7pm Sunday and 10am Monday. The advisory warns to expect wind chills as low as 10 degrees below zero.

Whatcom News readers are encouraged to stay up to date with the current weather forecast for their specific locations via the Whatcom News Weather page.

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