UPDATE: 7:35 a.m. | Parts of Western Washington are seeing their first snowflakes of the season, including communities east, south and north of Seattle. While the snowfall amounted to little more than a dusting in most areas, some outlying spots had significant snow on the ground this morning. In Pierce County, Bonney Lake had 2 ½ inches…More
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The Associated Press The strongest storm of the season so far in Washington has brought high winds, heavy mountain snow and power outages in south King and Thurston counties. Wind gusts early this morning hit 60 mph on the coast and 55 mph in the south Puget Sound area, said meteorologist Ted Buehner in Seattle. Winds of 35…More
The Associated Press Washington Transportation Department crews are hard at work trying to re-open the Cascade mountain passes that are closed by winter snow and avalanche danger. Like last year, this was another winter of above-average snow in the Cascades The department says crews hope to reopen the Cayuse Pass on Tuesday, the North Cascades Highway on May…More
The Associated Press Forecasters have issued a winter storm warning for the Cascades for today and tomorrow that could bring a lot of snow to the mountains. Snoqualmie and Stevens passes could see 1 to 2 feet of fresh snow by Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Accumulations of 2 to 3 feet are expected above 4,500…More
Weather: Did you have to scrape ice off your windshield this morning? Some of us did. We said yesterday it was going to be sunny today, and we’re sticking by that. But, uh, there’s still a chance of light rain around 4 p.m. The details. Traffic: The maps and the cams. We’d sure like…More