The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Washington. It is in effect until 7:00am Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation is forecasted to fall at the beginning of the storm, but it is expected to turn to heavy snow later this afternoon through the early morning hours.
Up to 17″ of Snow Today – Thursday Morning In Washington.
Snow is forecasted to fall above Pass Level, along with upper east slopes of the cascades in Washington.
Additional Storm Info:
Washington: Up To 17″ of Snow Today – Thursday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with mountain accumulations up to 17 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. - NOAA Spokane, WA
Washington Winter Weather Advisory:
Winter Weather Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Spokane WA 257 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018 ...Wintery mix this morning followed by more snow late afternoon in the Cascades... .The latest winter storm will bring a wintery mix Wednesday morning of snow, rain and possible light freezing rain. There will be a break from heavier precipitation until late afternoon when a cold front brings heavier mountain snow to the passes and upper east slopes of the Cascades. East Slopes Northern Cascades- Including the following locations Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass 257 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with mountain accumulations up to 17 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. * WHERE...Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass. * WHEN...4 AM today lighter amounts. heavier amounts late afternoon to 7 AM Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times and slick driving conditions.