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.
Forecasters say cold, dry weather with areas of freezing fog will continue to the middle of next week in Washington.
Forecasters say a temperature inversion of warmer air aloft is trapping colder air close to the ground where wood smoke and vehicle exhausts build up. Without winds, the pollution could cause trouble for people with breathing problems.
Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter so far are forecast in the next few days around the state.
The state Department of Health says the flu is now widespread in Washington, meaning it is in more than half of communities. Previously it had been considered a regional problem.
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.
For those over 21 who enjoy a great winter ale, there are lots of local events that celebrate craft beers, micro brews, Belgian-style and interesting flavors. Pick one, or more, and head out for a weekend of tasting!
Warm yourself this January with a big, bold red or classic white at one of Washington’s finest wineries. The month is filled with events like wine walks, art and new releases. Here are some of our favorites.
Looking to make some improvements around the house? Or to get a little fresh air at an outdoor skating rink? 2013 is in full swing this weekend at home and health expos, skating rinks and archaeology exhibits!