Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Washington | 10-18″ of Snow Tuesday Afternoon – Wednesday Morning

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PURPLE: Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

NOAA has issued Winter Weather Advisories for Washington. They are in effect from 4pm Tuesday Afternoon – Wednesday Morning. Heavy snow is expected to fall.

6-10″ overnight and 10-18″ of total snow accumulation Tuesday Afternoon – Wednesday Morning.

7 day snowfall forecast. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Some warm storms have hit the PNW hard this winter, so the thought of rain always lingers in our mind when we see a storm like this. Thankfully, this one is accompanied by cold temperatures, which will ensure that ski resorts will only see precipitation in the form of snow.

Bluebird Powder Turns At Crystal Mountain, WA. Image: Brianna Stoutenburgh

Washington: 10-18″ of Snow Accumulation Through Wednesday Morning

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...From 6 to 10 inches tonight with storm
accumulations of 10 to 18 inches through Wednesday morning.
- NOAA Seattle, WA
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Winter Weather Advisory For Washington:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
325 AM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, that is in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 10 AM PST Wednesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...From 6 to 10 inches tonight with storm
accumulations of 10 to 18 inches through Wednesday morning.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...U.S. Highway 2 including Stevens Pass,
  Interstate 90 including Snoqualmie Pass and U.S. Highway 12
  including White Pass.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to begin late today and continue
through Wednesday morning.

* MAIN IMPACT...Expect hazardous winter weather driving
  conditions.
DEEP POW at Mt. Baker. Image: Jakob Reisinger

 


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