NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For WA | 4+” of Snow Above 5,000ft Today – Saturday Morning

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

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

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

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:

7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA
Snow advisory. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA

Washington: 4+” of Snow Above 5,000ft Today – Saturday Morning

* Snow accumulation generally around 4 inches
  with locally higher amounts possible. 
- NOAA Seattle, WA
Extended forecast for Crystal Mountain Resort, WA. Image: NOAA
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

The 6-10 day outlook calls for below average precipitation and below average temperatures in Washington.

10/03/18 at Crystal Mountain Resort, WA. Image: Crystal Mountain Webcam

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.

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