NOAA: Series of Storms to Drop 3-Feet of Snow for Washington’s High Country Next 4 Days

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image: NOAA Seattle, WA today
image: NOAA Seattle, WA today

NOAA is forecasting big snow and low snow levels for Washington on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.

“A series of Pacific frontal systems will move through western Washington Saturday through Monday, bringing windy periods and substantial precipitation. The snow level will be between 2500 and 3500 feet most of that time, and the highway passes should get more than a foot of snow — mainly Sunday and Monday. The higher terrain of the Cascades and Olympics should get 3 feet or more of new snow during the 72-hour period.” – NOAA Seattle, WA today

Mt. Baker ski area has already seen 520″ of snowfall this winter – 2nd most in North America.  

Crystal Mountain has seen 452″ of snowfall this season  – 4th most in North America.

11:45am satellite image showing storm hitting WA. image: noaa
11:45am satellite image showing storm off the coast about to hit WA. image: noaa

Mt. Baker Ski Area =

  • 520″ snowfall this season
  • 161-196″ snowpack
  • 4″ new snow past 24 hours

Crystal Mountain = 

  • 452″ of snowfall this season
  • 77-128″ snowpack
  • 2″ new snow past 24 hours

 


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