Saturday, October 20, 2012

And so it begins... again

Winter Weather Advisory -- West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes
Statement as of 11:14 AM PDT on October 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.
Following that last link there at Weather Underground, I went to the National Weather Service and found this:
Winter Weather in the Western U.S. The winter storm impacting the west will drop more than a foot of snow in the Olympic and Cascade Ranges, the Sierra Nevada Range and the northern Rockies over the next few days. For the latest snow forecast, visit the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center winter weather page.

1 comment:

NotClauswitz said...

Wet here but no snow, not until much later when the surrounding hills get cold - then it (a bit) lands on them.