The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Washington. It’s in effect until Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation and snow are forecasted to impact the area throughout that time. The heaviest precipitation is expected to occur tonight.
- 2-6+” of Snow Today – Tuesday Morning
“Areas of northcentral and northern Washington may see a wintery mix today into Tuesday morning. This may include pockets of freezing rain, sleet, and snow. Roads can become slippery. Use caution when driving and check road conditions before traveling.”
– NOAA Spokane, WA Today
Snow levels are forecasted to drop just below 5,000ft tonight.
The 6-10 day outlook calls for average precipitation and below average temperatures in Washington.
Additional Storm Info:
Washington: 2-6+” of Snow Through Tuesday Morning
* Mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow. Potential ice accumulations between a few hundreths to quarter of an inch. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts above 4000 feet. - NOAA Spokane, WA
Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Spokane WA 1101 AM PST Mon Nov 26 2018 ...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY... .A fetch of subtropical moisture will move into the region tonight and linger over Central WA through Tuesday. A combination of freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected and will lead to hazardous travel conditions at times. Precipitation will begin this morning and increase this afternoon then become heavy at times tonight night into Tuesday morning. East Slopes Northern Cascades- Including the following locations Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow. Potential ice accumulations between a few hundreths to quarter of an inch. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts above 4000 feet. * WHERE...Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass. * WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Freezing rain can form a glaze on cold surfaces such as roads, walkways, and cars. Drivers should be prepared for sudden slick road conditions, especially on bridges, ramps, and overpasses. Check the latest road conditions before heading across mountain passes.