Brace yourselves: Spring arrives next week, but this week still looks like winter in Washington.
Forecasters say the latest cold front moving through Washington will bring rain showers but not too much snow, except in the mountains. And Seattle temps may be warming up!
Tire socks are fabric covers that slip over wheels to give drivers better traction in the snow. They originated in Scandinavia and now they may roll on Washington highways.
The National Weather Service says Wednesday morning’s snow showers in parts of Western Washington are turning to rain. But heavier snow is falling in the Cascades, and forecasters say nearly all of Eastern Washington will have accumulations today.
A winter storm is bringing another shot of snow to parts of Washington.
Forecasters say a storm front moving through Washington Friday will bring gusty winds and rain to Western Washington and up to 2 feet of new snow in the Cascades by late Saturday.
Three to 7 inches of rain in the Cascades and melting snow overflowed some Western Washington rivers, but the National Weather Service says they’ll be cresting Wednesday and returning to their banks.
The National Weather Service says a winter storm will move quickly through Washington Friday and Saturday with high surf on the coast, rain in Western Washington, snow in the Cascades and the northeast corner of the state.
With rain and temperatures in the mid 40′s predicted for Friday and the weekend, flooding is the next issue local residents may have to deal with.
About 250,000 electric customers around Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia were without power Friday because of a winter storm that coated much of Washington state in ice, swelled Oregon rivers and brought the expectation of more flooding in both states with warmer temperatures and rain.