Up to 2 feet of snow for Washington

ANOTHER VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH WESTERN WASHINGTON THURS NIGHT AND FRIDAY

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE… WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON CASCADES… BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO THE CASCADES. HEAVIEST SNOW ABOVE 3500 FT.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT…

HEAVIEST SNOWFALL ABOVE 3500 FT. MOUNT BAKER AND PARADISE AT MOUNT RAINIER.

SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FT THURS NIGHT AND 3000 FT FRI MORNING…THEN FALL TO AROUND 2000 FT FRI AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS PRECIPITATION DECREASES.

SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 2 FT POSSIBLE AT MOUNT BAKER AND PARADISE AT MOUNT RAINIER. STEVENS PASS COULD ALSO RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL…UP TO 18 INCHES… 2 TO 3 FT OF SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FT.

HEAVY SNOW COULD CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON THE HIGHWAYS TO MOUNT BAKER AND PARADISE…AND POSSIBLY HIGHWAY 2 OVER STEVENS PASS. DELAYS AND TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE.

INCLUDING THE CITY OF…MOUNT ST. HELENS

GUSTS UP TO 60 OR 70 MPH POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED PEAKS.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/states.php?state=OR&map=on

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

3 thoughts on “Up to 2 feet of snow for Washington”

  1. —??? Oh, THAT Washington! For a moment I thought you meant Washington DC and wondered how the tempeature could have dropped so suddenly.

    For us to the east of the Pond, I’d be grateful if you’d include the State letters with your cities.

    Thanks.

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