Very Wet in the Northwest Over the Coming Days

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An extended period of wet weather is expected across the Northwest over the coming days. Multiple fronts and low pressure systems will impact the area, bringing rain to lowlands and very heavy snow to the Cascades.

Lighter rain and snow will spread into the area on Wednesday. The first of several heavy rounds of rain and snow will be later in the day Thursday and into Thursday night. Here’s a look at the forecast radar for Thursday night.

12-18 Forecast Radar 12/20 00Z

Forecast Radar 12/20 00Z via RadarOmega

Heavy rain for the lowlands and heavy snow for the mountains will continue throughout the day Friday. Travel will be significantly impacted in higher elevations. The precipitation continues on Saturday with more rounds of heavy rain and snow likely.

12-18 Forecast via NWS Seattle

Forecast via NWS Seattle Tacoma

Snowfall in the Stevens Pass area through Saturday is expected to be between 3 and 5 FEET! Many other areas in the Cascades will see snowfall totals in excess of 1-2 feet by the end of this weekend.

12-18 Forecast via NWS Spokane

Forecast via NWS Spokane

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