Persistent Heavy Snow Continues In WA | 2-4 FEET of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Above 3,000ft Through Friday

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning & Winter Storm Watch for Washington. The Warning is in effect until Friday Morning at 6:00am. Then, the Watch is in effect until Saturday Morning at 12:00am.

2-4 FEET of Snow Today – Friday Above 3,000ft In Washington.

7 day snowfall totals are looking HUGE for Washington. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to hover between 2,000 and 3,000ft, but the heaviest snowfall is forecasted to occur above 3,000ft.

Additional Storm Info:

Heavy snow for the Cascades. Image: NOAA Seattle, WA
Snow totals through Saturday Evening. Image: NOAA Spokane, WA

Washington: 2-4 FEET of Snow Through Saturday Above 3,000ft

* Above 3000 feet, snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet
  are expected. On Friday, above 3000 feet, additional snow
  accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are possible.
- NOAA Seattle, WA
Snow totals through Saturday. Image: NOAA Spokane, WA
Week outlook for WA. Image: NOAA Spokane, 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
441 AM PST Thu Dec 28 2017

Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
Including Paradise and Crystal Mountain Ski Area

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE CASCADES OF PIERCE
AND LEWIS COUNTIES UNTIL 6 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow occurring above 3000 feet. On Friday, heavy
 snow is possible above 3000 feet. Plan on difficult travel
 conditions. Above 3000 feet, snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet
 are expected. On Friday, above 3000 feet, additional snow
 accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are possible.

* WHERE...Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the
 Crystal Mountain Ski Area, and Paradise on Mount Rainier.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 6 AM PST Friday.
 For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday morning through Friday
 evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
 visibility at times.
Crystal Mountain, WA on 12/21. Image: Jason Hummel Photography

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