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...]

The Week Ahead – Watching Another Potential Windstorm, Snow Levels to Rise (briefly)

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a stormy Saturday night, Sunday looks to extend that experience somewhat with rain turning to showers, but gusty conditions continue at … [Read more...]

Winter is Coming~Traction Advisory Snoqualmie Pass

UPDATE | 9:38 AM I-90/Snoqualmie: The pass is open both directions with chains required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. UPDATE | 8:14 AM Closure on I-90 eastbound at milepost 47, five miles east of the … [Read more...]

UPDATED: I-90 closed in both directions between North Bend at MP 34 to Ellensburg at MP 106.

UPDATE | 9:48 PM FINAL UPDATE: I-90 is now open in both directions after several spinouts closed the pass from North Bend & Ellensburg UPDATE | 8:08 PM The highway is estimated to open at 10:00 … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Turning Wet with Mountain Snow, and Maybe a Windstorm?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] It's been a chilly but at least sunny start to Sunday, however wet weather looks set to return this week.  With highs likely to run 5-8°F below normal … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Enjoy some November sunshine while it lasts!

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a chilly start today and an extra hour to play with, Sunday and Monday will provide exceptional weather to break down and store away all the … [Read more...]

The Most Dangerous Animals in Washington

I’m about to give you some information you never knew you needed. This information was hard to find, took substantial screen squinting, rigorous reading of gruesome details and required me to deal with … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Looking mostly dry…until Halloween of course :(

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] We've had a chilly start Sunday with our first frost, but today should still make for a great last dry weekend run to the pumpkin patch ahead of an … [Read more...]

(Story Updated) The Week Ahead – October Snow on the Way?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE |October 21st According to Ryan, it is still early but models still say snow event Friday. Incredibly low snow level for mid-Oct (~1,500-2,000sf) … [Read more...]

Mother Nature Tries, and Fails, to Wrestle New 12th Man Flag Away from its Hillside Home

After a dramatic Seahawks win 27-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings, Dr. Mike Treuting and his new 12th man flag had an even MORE eventful early morning after the game. As you may remember, Dr. Mike had … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Hawks Game Windstorm Possible! And another Tuesday, before drier conditions later in the week

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] We're really transitioning into active Fall-like weather now, aren't we? Saturday in Snoqualmie Valley featured blustery winds with ~2" of rain that mostly … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – October cool down on the way, enjoy first half of week

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] By the time of year that October rolls around, with the long nights and much lower sun angle, if the air is relatively stagnant, we're very likely going to get … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Weather: The Week Ahead – Here Comes the Sun, but will the Smoke Stay Away?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] What a wet start to Autumn. While we didn't tally anywhere close to the ~8-inch monthly precipitation record (at Snoqualmie Falls) for September, it did … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Firefighter Deployed to Assist with California Wildfire

Snoqualmie Firefighter Robert Lasswell is in California to assist with the August complex wildfire efforts. This fire, as of the most recent update at the time of this writing, is 870,200 acres and 43% … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Weather: The Week Ahead – Want Rain? Careful What You Wish For

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE | September 22nd We're bracing for first major storm of the season as it pushes onshore Wednesday morning.  Lot's of wind and … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Blue Thunder may not be the only rumble heard

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] A thunderstorm rolls through Snoqualmie last May Well, I sure was envious looking at that 85° sunshine on the TV set this morning. Go Hawks! … [Read more...]

Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area closed and other valley smoke updates

As predicted, the smoke rolled into the state and the Valley right on cue and there are a couple of things residents should know and remember. Due to air quality concerns, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in … [Read more...]

Air Quality Alert issued – smoke from Oregon fires moving north through the weekend

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] NWS is out with an Air Quality Alert for most of Washington state through Monday at 11 am.  At which point, we should finally get a … [Read more...]

A Wild Night in the Snoqualmie Valley

As predicted by our own Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie weather, easterly winds kicked in last early evening, September 7th, leading to a dramatic air quality change in North Bend as wildfire smoke from Eastern … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Santa Ana winds in Snoqualmie Valley?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] The week begins with a familiar theme of late, sunny and pleasant for early September.  But the literal ‘winds of change’ are coming.   A … [Read more...]