NOAA: Baker/Crystal/Stevens Forecasted To See Up To 5 FEET Of New Snow By Friday!

NOAA: Baker/Crystal/Stevens Forecasted To See Up To 5 FEET Of New Snow By Friday!

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NOAA: Baker/Crystal/Stevens Forecasted To See Up To 5 FEET Of New Snow By Friday!

The summit of Crystal Mountain this morning 11/13/17 | Cover Image: NOAA

A winter storm is sitting on the PNW and ski areas from Stevens Pass to Mt Baker are set to receive huge snowfall by Friday morning reports NOAA.

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Currently, both a Winter Weather Advisory and Winter Storm Watch are in effect across the mountainaous regions of Washington State. As far as forecasted snow totals go, Mt Baker is currently in the lead with 64″ projected for its upper elevations over the next 5 days. Crystal is right behind Baker with 54″ and Stevens Pass should see somewhere in the vicinity of 34″ of new snow.

LET IT SNOW!

Mt Baker Ski Area Forecast:

Crystal Mountain Forecast:

Stevens Pass Forecast:

Winter Weather Advisory

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Moderate snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches will fall above 4000 feet today and tonight, with the heaviest amounts at Mount Baker and Mount Rainier. Heavy snow is likely Tuesday through Wednesday morning, with another 1 to 3 feet of snow expected, and the snow level 3000 to 3500 feet.

* WHERE…Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties and Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties. This includes the Mount Baker Highway, the road to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park, White Pass, and Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 4 AM Tuesday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for difficult or even hazardous driving conditions with heavy snow and reduced visibilities at times. Traffic delays and road closures are possible.

Winter Storm Watch

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Moderate snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches will fall above 4000 feet today and tonight, with the heaviest amounts at Mount Baker and Mount Rainier. Heavy snow is likely Tuesday through Wednesday morning, with another 1 to 3 feet of snow expected, and the snow level 3000 to 3500 feet.

* WHERE…Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties and Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties. This includes the Mount Baker Highway, the road to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park, White Pass, and Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 4 AM Tuesday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for difficult or even hazardous driving conditions with heavy snow and reduced visibilities at times. Traffic delays and road closures are possible.

 

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