Heavy snow for Cascades

Urgent – Early season Winter Storm Watch – Up to 12 inches of heavy wet snow may lead to broken tree limbs and power outages. Could affect travel over Cascade passes.

___________

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
404 AM PDT Thu Oct 22 2020

WINTER STORM WATCH FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT ABOVE 2000 FEET…

Heavy snow possible above 2000 feet. Total snow accumulations of up to 9 inches possible. Heaviest amounts expected north of Interstate 90.

WHERE…Cascade mountains of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King Counties, including Newhalem, the Mount Baker Ski Area, Stevens Pass, and Snoqualmie Pass.

Snow-covered roads and travel delays possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.
www.weather.gov/seattle

A storm system will move across the Pacific northwest Friday and Friday night bringing a surge of much colder air and lowering snow levels. With abundant Pacific moisture moving into the Washington Cascades, expect moderate to heavy snowfall for a time late Friday into Saturday with the potential for substantial travel impacts.

East Slopes of the Washington Cascades-Including the cities of Cle Elum and Cliffdell

Moderate to heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible above 2500 feet, with 6 to 12 inches above 4000 feet.

East Slopes of the Washington Cascades along and north of the I-90 corridor, including Snoqualmie Pass.

Travel could be very difficult. Hazardous conditions could impact travelers through the Cascade Passes.


URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 21 2020

STRONG EARLY SEASON STORM FRIDAY – POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW…

East Slopes Northern Cascades-

Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches possible in Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin, Conconully, Blewett Pass, Loup Loup Pass, Stevens Pass, Plain, and Holden Village.

Travel could be very difficult. Heavy wet snow may lead to broken tree limbs and power outages.

https://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=sew&wwa=winter%20storm%20watch

Thanks to Don Villeneuve for this link

The post Heavy snow for Cascades appeared first on Ice Age Now.

via Ice Age Now

https://ift.tt/2FQqEKF

October 22, 2020 at 08:05AM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s