Cold temperatures and above average precipitation is expect to impact the PNW. This will be a deadly combination for snow totals over the next 6-10 days.
1-2+ FEET of snow this afternoon – Friday.
Cold temperatures will once again be present throughout this storm, which means that the precipitation at ski resorts will fall in the form of snow.
Washington: 1-2+ FEET Today – Friday
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 2 feet from this afternoon through Friday evening, except around 3 feet near Paradise at Mount Rainier.
Winter Storm Warning For Washington:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Seattle WA 408 AM PST Thu Mar 2 2017 Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties- Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT PST FRIDAY NIGHT... * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 2 feet from this afternoon through Friday evening, except around 3 feet near Paradise at Mount Rainier. * SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Interstate 90 including Snoqualmie Pass, U S Highway 2 including Stevens Pass, U S Highway 12 including White Pass, and Mount Rainier National Park * TIMING...Snow will increase on this afternoon and evening. Snowfall intensity will peak on Friday and Friday evening. * SNOW LEVEL...2500 to 3000 feet falling to 1000 to 2000 feet Friday evening. * MAIN IMPACT...Travel will become difficult on snow covered roadways. Expect delays if traveling through the Cascades.