The Seattle area will see clear skies and cold temperatures Tuesday through Thursday with lows in the low 20s and highs in the mid 30s, according to the National Weather Service.
The lowest temperatures of the season so far are expected Tuesday night in Eastern Washington. Forecasters expect lows of 3 to 9 degrees, and highs Wednesday won’t get out of the teens.
It will warm up just a little through the end of the week with a chance of rain in Western Washington and highs in the mid 40s.
If you’re traveling over a mountain pass, Snoqualmie is mostly bare and dry, but with ice in places. Blewett has compact snow and ice and traction tires are advised.
White Pass is bare and dry with frost in places, but no restrictions apply.
Stevens has compact snow and ice. Traction tires are advised.
Cold weather shelters are open across King County. Look for a list here: http://resourcetalk.crisisclinic.org/winter-shelters-201415/