National Weather Service
A freak snowstorm in May gave students a surprise day off on Wednesday in the Cascades town of Bickleton.
The calendar may say spring but snow is still in the forecast for parts of Washington.
Forecasters say a strong winter storm will blow into Washington Friday with high winds and rain in Western Washington, heavy mountain snow, and mixed snow and rain in Eastern Washington.
A Pacific storm is blowing into Washington Wednesday with gusty winds and rain in Western Washington and snow in the mountains.
Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter so far are forecast in the next few days around the state.
Forecasters say cooler temperatures will follow Tuesday’s rain and blustery weather across Washington.
After drying out for a few of days, Washington is in for more rain.
Forecasters expect a series of strong storms will bring wet and windy weather to Washington through Thanksgiving Day with heavy mountain snow and a chance of flooding on some rivers.
Not too many people are complaining in typically soggy Seattle, but the city is on a surprising run of dry weather. The last rain at the airport was .04 inches on July 22, and Labor Day weekend in Seattle is looking just fine.
Forecasters say the cold front will deliver a significant amount of rain Monday in Western Washington, and it could stick around most of the week.