The Week Ahead – Warm Front Feelings and Cold Flirtations

The southern portion of a so-called Atmospheric River begins to impact Washington state on Sunday. Expect showers to begin after 2pm.  A lack of east winds through the passes should allow for warming … [Read more...]

Swindmaggeddon- How Much Longer?

I think the Snow is 3 and 15 on its own 10-yard line with the clock running out. Get that sledding and snow fort built before it's too late! A transition to a messy situation looks near. Most models … [Read more...]

Snow coming! If it isn’t gobbled up..

Snoqualmie Valley/ central Cascade foothills Thursday PM-Friday AM: Snow potential - models are diverging for the above time period, but this isn't the main event.  The NAM model has a Low … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Post game Snow show??

Sunday will certainly feel chillier as colder air had begun to filter in.  The central Cascades, where a Winter Storm Warning is still in effect, may continue to see periods of heavy snowfall into the … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Phantom Snowflakes?

Why do the snowflakes on the phone app keep appearing then disappearing..?  There were three days of snow forecasted yesterday (Snoqualmie) ?!?  Well, there's been a real back and forth with … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Wishful for snow? Probably not, blame the round of gap winds set to return.

Too warm and too little precipitation seems to be the story for those hoping to see some real snow anytime soon. With school out Monday in the SVSD, it may be an opportune time for a little of the white … [Read more...]

“Sneak Attack Windstorm,” This Was NOT!

CME commodities trading pit, Chicago IL /Associated Press Should we really be relying on one source for our news?  Relating that question to last Wednesday's wind event, should we be relying on one … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Losing Count

Sunday and most of Monday appear to be the relative calm before the storm(s) mid-week.  It should be dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies today.  For Monday, models are mixed as to whether a weak … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Rain, Wind, Snow, Rain. What’s Next?

A very active 24-hours of weather we've had, indeed!  ~3" of rain, near 40 mph wind gusts, followed by wet snow - bringing 1-2" in some of the foothill elevations last night before changing back over to … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – New Year In Sight

While most seem anxious for what 2021 will bring, in the short run, it would appear more of the same, and that includes the weather pattern.    Eagle Pointe neighborhood, Snoqualmie Ridge … [Read more...]

Colder Air (and Snow??) Imminent!

Update: the snow potential looks good until 9-10p, after which we begin to run more of a battle between fluctuating fringe temperatures and declining precipitation rates.However, wet snow is sticking to … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Snowflakes Before Christmas?

Many out here remember the epic December snow and White Christmas of 2008, but do you remember 2017?  White Christmas 2017Looking west at The Heights neighborhood,Snoqualmie Ridge (from Douglas Ave SE … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Much Wetter, Winds of Some Kind May Return

Waking from another sleep disrupted gap wind event Saturday night. zzz :(  We typically get 6-10 of these Cascadia (gap) wind events that produce significant winds (tallied if peak gusts on … [Read more...]

What a Windy Week! Now Something Mysterious May Fall from the Sky

Wow what a week!  All that wind with not much rain! We had three strong rounds of winds, each with a peak gust at or exceeding 40 mph 11/30 -     40 mph    … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Basking in Morning Sun

While much of the Puget Sound lowlands will be socked in by fog with stagnant cold air, the Cascade foothills are waking up Sunday to relatively warmer conditions in the mid 40 °s and mostly clear skies. You … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – The Thanksgiving Forecast

We've seen a good round of light to moderate gap winds (expected to die out Sunday morning) in the foothills ahead of an incoming weak cold front Sunday night into Monday that should deliver light rain in … [Read more...]