The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Washington. It’s in effect through early Saturday morning. Crystal Mountain Resort, WA is set up good to get some fresh snow from this storm.
“Snow Advisory through early Saturday Morning Cacades of Pierce and Lewis above 5,000 feet: While rain spreads across the lowlands, snowfall above 5,000 feet may accumulation to around 4″ in the Cascades of Pierce and Lewis counties. This includes Paradise, Mount Rainier. Hikers and others engaged in outdoor activities should be aware of accumulating snow.”
– NOAA Seattle, WA
The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas with an elevation greater than 5,000ft, but light snow may fall below that.
Additional Storm Info:
Washington: 4+” of Snow Above 5,000ft Today – Saturday Morning
* Snow accumulation generally around 4 inches with locally higher amounts possible. - NOAA Seattle, WA
The 6-10 day outlook calls for below average precipitation and below average temperatures in Washington.
WA Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Seattle WA 753 AM PDT Fri Oct 5 2018 WAZ569-052300- /O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0033.181005T1453Z-181006T1200Z/ Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- Including the city of Morton 753 AM PDT Fri Oct 5 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including Paradise, Mount Rainier, for early season snowfall above 5000 feet which is in effect until 5 AM PDT Saturday. * TIMING...Late morning through early Saturday * MAIN IMPACT...Snow accumulation generally around 4 inches with locally higher amounts possible. * OTHER IMPACTS...Hikers and others engaged in outdoor activities should prepare for accumulating snow on trails.