With winter half-over and mild weather holding for Seattle, the city could make it through the season without a significant snowfall.
Forecasters say two weather systems Monday and Tuesday will drop up to 3 feet of new snow in the Cascades by early Wednesday, making driving difficult through the mountain passes.
Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter so far are forecast in the next few days around the state.
The National Weather Service doesn’t expect much more snow will fall in the next few days in Washington, but cold temperatures will stick around and drop to single digits Saturday morning at many locations in Eastern Washington.
Forecasters say cooler, drier air is moving into Washington and rains will give way to a chance of snow showers in many places.
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Forecasters say Monday’s snow in the mountains and Eastern Washington could be followed by a stronger system Tuesday night that could drop an inch or two of snow by Wednesday night in the higher locations of the Western Washington lowlands.
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Washington Transportation Department officials say the Mount Baker Highway east of Maple Falls is likely to remain closed into the weekend due to heavy snow and rain that have caused more than 100 trees to fall across the road.
Forecasters say snows are easing off Thursday in Western Washington and the Cascades but continuing in Eastern Washington.