Mt. Baker Could Pick Up Nearly 5 FEET of Snow By Monday!

Mt. Baker Could Pick Up Nearly 5 FEET of Snow By Monday!

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Mt. Baker Could Pick Up Nearly 5 FEET of Snow By Monday!

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Mt. Baker is in for one hell of a weekend. According to NOAA’s forecast, Mt. Baker could pick up a whooping 57″ of snow by Monday. The resort is not open yet but look for things to get rolling for Thanksgiving. Here is the breakdown on the storm….

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NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Watch for the Mt. Baker area:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SATURDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* HAZARD TYPE...SNOW AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH LOCAL FREEZING
  RAIN IN THE PASSES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A FOOT OF SNOW OR MORE IS LIKELY AT THE
  HIGHEST ELEVATIONS AND HIGHEST PASSES. MAINLY RAIN WITH A LITTLE
  FREEZING RAIN WILL FALL IN THE MAIN CASCADE PASSES...STEVENS AND
  SNOQUALMIE PASSES TODAY...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL WILL FALL TONIGHT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CASCADES HIGHWAY...CAYUSE
  AND CHIN0OK PASSES.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THIS EVENING. RAIN AND LOCAL FREEZING RAIN AT STEVENS
  PASS MAY CHANGE BACK OVER TO SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN OR
  FREEZING RAIN AT SNOQUALMIE PASS WILL TURN TO WET SNOW SHOWERS
  THIS EVENING.

* IMPACT...WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
  CASCADE PASSES.

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