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 Rain and snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 8pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 30 by 11am, then falling to around 22 during the remainder of the day. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday Night A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Christmas Day A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Breezy.
Thursday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.