If you’re are driving through the Washington Cascades Wednesday, you should expect periods of snow in the mountain passes.
Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.
Wet and windy weather with mountain snow will continue this week in Washington, but there may be a lull for turkeys to land on Thanksgiving Day tables, forecasters said.
Drivers crossing the Washington Cascades are likely to see the first snow of the season this weekend in the mountain passes.
The National Weather Service reports .73 of an inch at Sea-Tac Airport broke the record of .59 set in 1948.
Plenty of snow in the mountains means it should be a good year for the water supply in Washington.
It may be spring, but the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch through Thursday for the Olympics and Cascades.
Skiiers and boarders should be happy. Forecasters say frontal systems moving through Washington Wednesday and Thursday will bring heavy snow to the Cascades.
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!