Heavy rain, snow, and strong winds will continue for portions of Washington on Tuesday as a storm system moves inland.
- Heavy Rain and Snow, Strong Winds Tuesday for Portions of Washington
Heavy Rain and Snow, Strong Winds Tuesday for Portions of Washington
Rain, snow, and strong winds will continue for portions of Washington as a cold front approaches the region. An additional 1-2 inches of rainfall may contribute to some flooding through late tonight. For the higher elevations, snow will continue with some areas of the Cascades and Olympic Mountains receiving 10-20 inches of snow. Locally higher amounts in excess of 3 feet will be possible. Low visibilities will contribute to hazardous travel conditions in some areas. Strong winds are also forecast throughout the day; sustained winds will range 15-30 mph with gusts in excess of 40 mph.
Major Cities in Region: Olympia, WA, Seattle, WA
Radar 6:15am PST
A Look Ahead
Fairly calm conditions are expected across the country for the next several days. A few showers may develop from the Great Lakes southward into Louisiana along a stalled front on Wednesday. As an area of low pressure moves into New England on Thursday, rain will increase across the Northeast; some light snow or freezing rain may mix in overnight. This activity should come to an end early Friday. An area of low pressure moving into the Pacific Northwest on Friday may bring some light rain to the region, as well as some snow over portions of the Northern Rockies. This activity will increase in coverage on Saturday as the upper level low approaches. A cold front may move across the Plains early next week, allowing for a potential for light snow from the Upper Midwest into the Missouri Valley.
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