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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through 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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Pierce County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of freezing drizzle and snow. Areas of fog. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of freezing drizzle and snow in the morning...then a chance of drizzle and snow...possibly mixed with freezing drizzle in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Sunday Night A chance of sleet and areas of drizzle in the evening...then rain likely...possibly mixed with sleet after midnight. No sleet accumulation. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Monday Rain...possibly mixed with snow. Snow accumulation less than one half inch. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
  • Monday Night Snow...possibly mixed with rain in the evening... Then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation less than one half inch. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Snow likely. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of snow 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Wednesday Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs around 30.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
  • Christmas Day Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.
  • Thursday Night Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 17.
  • Friday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the lower 20s.
  • Friday Night Decreasing clouds. A 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 9.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs around 18.