It simply won’t stop for the state of Washington. They been hammered with snow up high and now they’re going to get hammered with snow down low. A foot is forecasted at mountain passes in the northern cascades and up to 2 feet higher up. 10,781-foot Mt. Baker is still forecast to get 50” in the next 4 days.
The Pacific Northwest rules.
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE
WA 325 PM PST WED NOV 13 2013
…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT…
* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS…LOCATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET IN THE NORTH CASCADES AND ABOVE 2500 FEET IN THE CENTRAL CASCADES. THIS INCLUDES ALL OF THE HIGHWAY PASSES…SUCH AS STEVENS PASS… SNOQUALMIE PASS AND WHITE PASS.
* TIMING…HEAVY SNOW BEGINNING BEFORE DAWN ON FRIDAY AND ENDING EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…AROUND ONE FOOT IN THE PASSES AND NEAR MOUNT BAKER. UP TO TWO FEET AT MOUNT RAINIER.
* MAIN IMPACT…TRAVEL THROUGH THE CASCADES WILL BE CHALLENGING.
* SNOW LEVEL…2000 TO 2500 FEET ON FRIDAY…FALLING TO 1000 TO 1500 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
50” forecasted from last night thru Sunday.