NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For WA | 18-36″ of Additional Snow Expected To Fall Today – Wednesday

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Washington. It is in effect until 12:00pm on Wednesday. Heavy snowfall and high winds are expected to cause difficult travel in the area. This storm is going to get ski season started in Washington, who’s ready?

Crystal Mountain Resort, WA is scheduled to open for the season tomorrow and then Mt Baker Ski Area, WA follows on Thursday, November 16th.

18-36″ of Additional Snow Today – Wednesday In Washington.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Washington
7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

The heaviest snow accumulations are expected to occur at ski areas, but snow levels will hover around 3,000ft.

Additional Storm Info:

High winds & heavy snow in WA Today – Wednesday. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA
Storm snow totals. Image: NOAA Spokane, WA

Washington: 18-36″ of Additional Snow Today – Wednesday

* WHAT...Heavy snow at times, with additional accumulations of 18
 to 36 inches likely today through Wednesday.
- NOAA Seattle, WA
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

WA Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
345 AM PST Tue Nov 14 2017

Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
345 AM PST Tue Nov 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH HAS ENDED...

* WHAT...Heavy snow at times, with additional accumulations of 18
 to 36 inches likely today through Wednesday. Plan on difficult
 or hazardous travel conditions, as well as possible delays or
 road closures.

* WHERE...Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties and Cascades of
 Pierce and Lewis Counties. This includes the Mount Baker
 Highway, the road to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park,
 White Pass, and Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

* WHEN...Until noon Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times.

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