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January 27, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Rain, snow forecast midweek in Washington

The Associated Press After one more dry day, a change is expected in Washington’s weather tomorrow. The National Weather Service says light precipitation is expected Tuesday with a little more light rain and moderate mountain snow Wednesday and Thursday. The snow level is expected to drop below the Cascade pass level Wednesday afternoon, but no significant accumulations are…

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January 12, 2014 at 9:04 AM

Sunday memo: Mountain snow . . . Next for Seahawks . . . Legislature starts

Snowfall:  An email from the state Department of Transportation that includes mention of “multiple vehicles that are off the roadway and in need of tow trucks for removal” is never a good sign. But that’s the word from the DOT as of 8 a.m. Sunday from I-90 eastbound at milepost 47, near Denny Creek….

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November 17, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Cascade passes getting snow, some are closed

Winter may not be officially here, but it’s settling into the mountain passes. Chinook and Cayuse Passes are temporarily closed due to some 20 inches of new snow creating an avalanche danger, the Washington State Department of Transportation reports. WSDOT says the avalanche risk is too great to allow traffic to safely cross Highway 410 over…

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February 25, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Another windy rain-snow day in Washington

The Associated Press Forecasters say a cold front that moved into the Northwest overnight will bring more winds, rain and mountain snow today to Western Washington and a mix of rain and snow in Eastern Washington. One overnight gust of 52 mph was recorded at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and the National Weather Service says…

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January 9, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Pounding rain expected to let up today

Hoping for a big snowfall down low this week? If you’re living in Seattle, chances are you’ll have to keep waiting. Much of the Puget Sound Region is getting what you would expect, that typical Seattle rain, says National Weather Service Meteorologist Steve Reedy. While temperatures are expected to drop, the intensity of the rain is…

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February 24, 2012 at 5:59 AM

Gusty winds, mountain snow forecast for Washington

The Associated Press Forecasters say a storm front moving through Washington today will bring gusty winds and rain to Western Washington and up to 2 feet of new snow in the Cascades by late Saturday. The National Weather Service says there’s a chance of snow showers in the Western Washington lowlands Saturday but no accumulation is expected. Forecasters…

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