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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Until 8 p.m. This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory over parts of Washington in effect until 8 p.m. today, October 8th, 2019.

* WHAT...Snow continued above 3500 feet, with additional snow accumulations of up to 5 inches above 3500 feet, especially around Stevens Pass. Between 3000 and 3500 feet, including Snoqualmie Pass, snow or a rain-snow mix or will be possible with heavier showers.

 * WHERE...Cascade mountains and valleys of Whatcom and Skagit Counties, the Mount Baker Ski Area, Newhalem, Cascade mountains of Snohomish and King Counties, Stevens Pass, and Snoqualmie Pass and Cascade mountains and valleys of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, and Paradise on Mount Rainier.

* WHEN...Until 8 p.m. this evening. Showers will taper off from north to south through the afternoon and evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions with snow and slush on the roadway in places.

 * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This early season snow event may catch some travelers off guard. Travelers should check road conditions before traveling over mountain passes.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.

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