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7-Day Forecast for Scenic Hot Springs Area (2,900 ft near beginning of Trail Head)

Friday, October 30, 2015

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
242 PM PDT FRI OCT 30 2015

DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
WAZ513-567>569-310545-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WS.A.0002.151101T0700Z-151102T1900Z/
OLYMPICS-CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
242 PM PDT FRI OCT 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...MOUNT BAKER...HURRICANE
  RIDGE...PARADISE RANGER STATION...STEVENS PASS...WHITE PASS.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL TURN FROM RAIN TO SNOW IN THE
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE ABOUT 4000 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AS COLDER
  AIR ALOFT MOVES INTO THE REGION. SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...5000 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT FALLING TO 4000 FEET
  SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.


* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES ON SUNDAY WITH ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING
  ARE POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT...THIS WILL BE THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL OF THE
  SEASON FOR THE HIGHER WASHINGTON PASSES. TRAVELERS SHOULD
  PREPARE FOR THE POTENTIAL OF SLIPPERY ROADWAYS AND POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND MONITOR LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS.

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