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January 16, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Forecast: Morning showers, but warm; snow in the mountains

It’s almost  balmy out there for a January Seattle day, with an expected high in the low 50s, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Expect showers in the morning, shifting into a mostly cloudy day with lows near 38 Friday night. We should be getting plenty of rain on Saturday and into Sunday morning,…

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January 15, 2015 at 6:13 AM

Forecast: Rain in Puget Sound, snow in the Cascades

The Associated Press Forecasters say a storm blowing into Washington Thursday night and Friday will bring rain to western Washington and snow to the mountains. It also will bring snow or freezing rain to parts of eastern Washington that will persist through the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts about an inch of rain by Friday in…

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January 14, 2015 at 5:53 AM

Forecast: Rain should clear away the fog in Washington

The Associated Press Forecasters say the pattern of morning fog and sunny afternoons will likely end Wednesday as rain moves into Washington on Thursday. Highs should be around 50. The National Weather Service expects 1 to 3 inches of rain in the Olympics and Cascades by Friday. The snow level will range between 4,500 and 6,000 feet,…

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December 19, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Pair of warm, wet storms headed for Washington

The Associated Press Forecasters expect a rainy weekend in Washington as a pair of wet, warm fronts blow into the state on the jet stream. The Weather Service forecasts more than three inches of rain in the Olympics and Cascades. Locally heavy snow is possible Saturday morning when the snow level is around 3,000 feet, but that’s…

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December 18, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Wet and breezy Northwest weekend in the forecast

The Associated Press Forecasters say it will be a breezy, rainy weekend across most of Washington. A strong, moist wet flow from the Pacific is expected to bring heavy rain to the coast and mountains in Western Washington. The Weather Service says the snow level remains high in the Cascades, but highway passes could be slick. Light mountain snow…

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December 5, 2014 at 6:27 AM

Friday’s forecast: Rain in Seattle area; freezing rain on passes

Morning’s showers should taper off with a high near 51 in the Seattle area on Friday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. More rain is expected Friday night and into Saturday morning, according to the NWS. Sunday looks like the best day of the weekend with partly cloudy skies and only a 20 percent chance…

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November 28, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Standing water, flooding concerns impact King and Snohomish counties

While the National Weather Service says that Friday’s rainfall hasn’t measured in at much more than an inch in Seattle, the storm has resulted in some major standing water in parts of Seattle and caused road closures throughout Snohomish County. The NWS issued flood warnings for the Skykomish, Snohomish and Stillaguamish rivers. “Between now and tomorrow night we’re going to see a lot of road closures,”…

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