NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Watch for Seattle, Washington.
They are calling for Trace amounts to 2 inches with snow levels as low as 500 feet dropping to sea level tonight. Additional snowfall is expected overnight, up to 4″.
* SNOW LEVELS...MAINLY NEAR 500 FEET THIS MORNING WITH CONSIDERABLE VARIATION. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO SEA LEVEL THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT AS COLD NORTHERLY FRASER RIVER OUTFLOW DEVELOPS. * SNOW AMOUNTS...A TRACE TO TWO INCHES ABOVE ABOUT 500 FEET THIS MORNING. TONIGHT...LOCALLY UP TO FOUR INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM NORTH SEATTLE - NOAA Seattle, WA today
NOAA issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Portland, Oregon as well!
They are calling for 1 to 4 inches of snow with snow levels around 750 feet.
* ACCUMULATION...1 TO 4 INCHES...MAINLY ABOVE 750 FEET * ANY ACCUMULATIONS BELOW 750 FEET AN INCH OR LESS. - NOAA Portland, OR today
Vancouver, British Columbia already received snowfall from this storm!
Crystal Mountain Resort has received 25″ in the past 48 hours!
Mt. Baker Ski Area, WA has reaped the benefits of this storm with 25″ in the past 48 hours!
Mt. Bachelor, OR is DEEP as they’ve received 12″ in the past 72 hours!
Whistler has had an unreal start to the season and they have received another 5cm in the past 48 hours!
Mountains in the PNW could see upwards of 18″ of snow!
Winter Storm Warning for Oregon:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR 331 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016 ...COLD SYSTEM TO BRING SNOW TO THE REGION... .A COLD SYSTEM DROPPING IN FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING SNOW TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LATER TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW WITH WARNING LEVEL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 2000 FEET STARTING THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING TONIGHT. THIS WILL AFFECT ALL CASCADE PASSES...INCLUDING SISKIYOU SUMMIT...AND EVENTUALLY THE LOWER PASSES ALONG INTERSTATE 5 NORTH OF GRANTS PASS WILL BE AFFECTED. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO AROUND 1500 FEET TONIGHT WHICH WILL BRING SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO SOME VALLEY FLOORS. IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ISOLATED IN CITIES LIKE MEDFORD...BUT THE HILLS JUST ABOVE TOWN MAY RECEIVE ENOUGH SNOW TO CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IN EFFECT ABOVE 2000 FEET FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY SNOW IN EFFECT ABOVE 2000 FEET FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY... * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET...WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES BETWEEN 1500 AND 2000 FEET. HIGHER PEAKS MAY SEE UP TO 18 INCHES. * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER WITH SNOW FALLING AT LOWER LOCATIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW INTENSITY IS LIKELY TO PEAK AND SNOW LEVELS WILL BE THE LOWEST AROUND DAWN TUESDAY. * LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...MOST OF THE AREA INCLUDING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138 ABOVE TOKETEE FALLS. * LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY...PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138 BELOW TOKETEE FALLS. * IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ON LOCAL ROADS...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 138. HIGHER RURAL AND UNPLOWED ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW. -NOAA Medford, OR Today