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Winter Weather Alert: Which states will see snow storms today, Saturday, December 9?

Cold temperatures and winter storms will be affecting communities across the country on 9 December. Check out the full list of NWS alerts.

Cold temperatures and winter storms will be affecting communities across the country on 9 December. Check out the full list of NWS alerts.
BRIAN SNYDERREUTERS

Around the country, cold temperatures and snow are creating dangerous conditions. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued dozens of alerts. If you live in an affected area, it is advised that you take the proper precautions to stay safe. We have compiled all of the current alerts active for Saturday, 9 December, and for the full details, check out the NWS website.

What is a Winter Weather Advisory?

The following areas are under Winter Weather Advisory, which the NWS issues “for any amount of freezing rain, or when 2 to 4 inches of snow (alone or in combination with sleet and freezing rain), is expected to cause a significant inconvenience, but not serious enough to warrant a warning.” For the details, please review the information uploaded to the NWS website, which compiles and updates these alerts.

Winter Weather Advisories - Alaska

City and Borough of Juneau | In effect until 9 PM AKST Saturday.

Western Arctic Coast | In effect until 6 AM AKST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Colorado

Elkhead and Park Mountains | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Flat Tops | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft; Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft; Teller County, Rampart Range above 7500fT, Pike's Peak Between 7500 And 11000 Ft | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Canon City Vicinity, Eastern Fremont County; Colorado Springs Vicinity, Southern El Paso County, Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft; Pueblo Vicinity, Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Eastern Las Animas County; Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft; Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft; Trinidad Vicinity, Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft; Walsenburg Vicinity, Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft | In effect until 11 AM MST Saturday

Springfield Vicinity, Baca County | In effect until 11 AM MST Saturday

South and East Jackson, Larimer, North and Northeast Grand, Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet; South and Southeast Grand, West Central and Southwest Boulder, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Summit, North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet; West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet, West Broomfield County | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Idaho

Orofino, Grangeville Region | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Lower Hells Canyon, Salmon River Region | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Northern Clearwater Mountains | In effect until 5 AM MST Monday

Southern Clearwater Mountains | In effect until 5 AM MST Monday

Coeur d'Alene Area; Idaho Palouse | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Northern Panhandle | In effect until 2 PM MST Sunday

Central Panhandle Mountains | In effect until 11 PM MST Sunday

Winter Weather Advisories - Michigan

Gogebic | In effect until 4 AM EST Sunday

Winter Weather Advisories - Minnesota

Lake Of The Woods | In effect until 3 PM CST Saturday

East Marshall; East Polk; Norman; Pennington; Red Lake; Roseau; West Polk | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Clay; Wilkin | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Kittson; West Marshall | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Montana

Kootenai, Cabinet Region | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Potomac, Seeley Lake Region; West Glacier Region | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Flathead, Mission Valleys | In effect until 11 AM MST Sunday

Lower Clark Fork Region | In effect until 5 AM MST Monday

Bitterroot, Sapphire Mountains | In effect until 5 AM MST Monday

Winter Weather Advisories - New Mexico

Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass | In effect until 11 AM MST Saturday

Union County | In effect until 11 AM MST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - North Dakota

Benson; Cavalier; Eddy; Ramsey; Towner | In effect until 3 PM CST Saturday

Barnes; Eastern Walsh County; Grand Forks; Griggs; Nelson; Pembina; Steele; Western Walsh County | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Cass; Ransom; Sargent; Traill | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Richland | In effect until 6 PM CST Saturday

Burleigh; Dickey; Emmons; Foster; Kidder; La Moure; Logan; McIntosh; Pierce; Rolette; Sheridan; Sioux; Stutsman; Wells | In effect until 6 AM CST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Oklahoma

Cimarron | In effect until 12 PM CST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - South Dakota

Edmunds; Faulk; McPherson | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

Brown; Spink | In effect until 8 AM MST Saturday

Clark; Day; Marshall; Roberts | In effect until 11 AM MST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Texas

Dallam; Hartley; Moore; Oldham; Potter; Sherman | In effect until 12 PM CST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisories - Washington

Upper Slopes of the Eastern Washington Cascades Crest | In effect until 10 AM PST Sunday

Okanogan Highlands; Okanogan Valley; Upper Columbia Basin; Waterville Plateau; Wenatchee Area | In effect until 10 AM PST Sunday

Spokane Area; Washington Palouse | In effect until 10 AM PST Sunday

Western Okanogan County | In effect until 10 AM PST Sunday

Northeast Mountains | In effect until 1 PM PST Sunday

West Slopes North Cascades and Passes; West Slopes South Central Cascades and Passes | In effect until 4 AM PST Sunday

South Washington Cascades | In effect until 4 AM PST Sunday

Winter Weather Advisories - Wisconsin

Iron | In effect until 3 AM CST Sunday

Winter Weather Advisories - Wyoming

Sierra Madre Range; Snowy Range | In effect until 5 AM MST Saturday

What is a Winter Storm Warning?

The more severe alert issued by the NWS is a Winter Storm Warning, which includes “heavy snow of at least 6 inches in 12 hours, or at least 8 inches in 24 hours, is expected. It can also be issued if sleet accumulation will be at least half an inch.”

Winter Storm Warnings

ALASKA

Shishmaref | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 3 PM AKST Saturday.

Bering Strait Coast | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 3 PM AKST Saturday.

St Lawrence Island | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 3 PM AKST Saturday.

 

COLORADO

Northern El Paso County, Monument Ridge, Rampart Range Below 7500 Ft | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 5 AM MST Saturday.

 

IDAHO

Central Panhandle Mountains | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST Sunday.

 

NEW YORK

Eastern Clinton; Northern St. Lawrence | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST Monday.

Northern Franklin; Southeastern St. Lawrence; Southern Franklin; Western Clinton; Western Essex | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST Monday.

Hamilton; Northern Herkimer | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST Monday.

 

VERMONT

Grand Isle; Western Chittenden; Western Franklin | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST Monday.

Caledonia; Eastern Addison; Eastern Chittenden; Eastern Franklin; Eastern Rutland; Essex; Lamoille; Orange; Orleans; Washington | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 PM MST Monday.

 

WASHINGTON

Central Chelan County; Western Chelan County | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday.

West Slopes North Central Cascades and Passes | Winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST Sunday.

It’s important to keep yourself updated with the latest weather alerts. To get the full details, you can visit the NWS website. In most cases, these warnings will advise you to stay off the roads or take necessary precautions. For instance, make sure to give yourself extra time to reach your destination as the roads might be slippery and require you to slow down at certain points. When you’re not on the road, it’s also important to be cautious while walking on walkways, sidewalks, and paths as they can become icy and increase the risk of injuries.

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