Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend
A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes. Read More...
This Afternoon Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 31. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 29 by 8pm, then rising to around 33 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Snow, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after 4pm. High near 34. East northeast wind 9 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday Cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Christmas Day Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.