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National Weather Service forecast showers thunderstorms and snow in passes

The National Weather Service is predicting showers possible with small hail and lightening strike.

 

 

Short Term Forecast

.NOW...

SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE MOVING EAST THROUGH THE WASHINGTON COASTAL

WATERS AND INTO PARTS OF THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS AND CASACADES. SOME

OF THESE SHOWERS MAY HAVE SMALL HAIL AND GRAUPEL. A FEW LIGHTNING

STRIKES AND RUMBLES OF THUNDER ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THESE SHOWERS

AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL KEEP MOVING THROUGH WESTERN WASHINGTON

THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON.

 

 

GRAYS HARBOR BAR-WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-

ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-

COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-

COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-

COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-

WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-

WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-

WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-

SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-

EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY-EVERETT AND VICINITY-

SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-

HOOD CANAL AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-OLYMPICS-

EASTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-WESTERN STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-

NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-WEST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES AND PASSES-

WEST SLOPES CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-

1105 AM PDT SAT OCT 20 2012

 

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

 

WEST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES AND PASSES-

WEST SLOPES CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-

1114 AM PDT SAT OCT 20 2012

 

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT

SUNDAY...

 

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...MOUNT BAKER...STEVENS PASS...

SNOQUALMIE PASS...AND PARADISE MOUNT RAINIER.

 

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL FALL AT TIMES THROUGH TONIGHT.

 

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ARE LIKELY TODAY...WITH

ANOTHER 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT.

 

* MAIN IMPACT...THOSE PLANNING ON HIKING OR HUNTING IN THE

CASCADES THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER.

 

* SNOW LEVEL...AROUND 3000 FEET TODAY AND 2500 FEET TONIGHT.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

THIS WILL LIKELY BE THE FIRST SNOWY WEATHER ON THE LOWER PASSES.

TEMPERATURES A LITTLE ABOVE FREEZING TODAY WILL DROP BELOW

FREEZING TONIGHT IN THE PASSES. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS OR

TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1- 800-695-7623...OR VISIT

WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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