Mother Nature Teases us with a Wacky Weather Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Well, It seemed that Mother Nature really had our whole Saturday well planned out for us. It started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 12:38 am then finished … [Read more...]

Final Update: Pass Open Both Directions

FINAL UPDATE 12:16: I-90 is back open in both directions and traffic should start moving shortly. … [Read more...]

Despite Blowing Wind and Rain, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Hosts its First Mass Vaccination Clinic Outdoors

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital administered more than 800 COVID vaccines this past weekend at its first-ever mass vaccination event at the hospital. The drive-thru event was hosted in partnership with the … [Read more...]

Fall Pokes its Windy Nose into our Valley Spring

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Batten down the hatches; we have a Fall wind storm coming In the Spring. If you already put your outdoor umbrella up, I’d go out and take it back down. The … [Read more...]

Spring has Sprung with a Chance of Lumpy Rain and Hope for Warmer Weather Soon

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] It’s that time of the year when we transition from storms to the nicer weather. With that, we have a chance of some lumpy rain, “mixed rain/snow” at around 1000 … [Read more...]

The Weather for the Week Ahead: A New Perspective from North Bend Weather Aficionado Mark Davis

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The past couple of days, we have been spoiled by some nice winter weather. Can’t really complain too much when the temps reach 60° In March. We’ll be getting … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Spring Feelings?

A relatively mundane week ahead, though some models keep playing with a brief warmup mid-week.  Which many folks, admittedly myself included, have been longing for. We should remain dry, though … [Read more...]

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...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Estimated to open at Noon, White Pass at 10 am, Stevens still has no Estimated Opening Time

Update Monday 9:13 am: I-90 Snoqualmie Pass remains closed due to increased avalanche danger. Traffic is stopped eastbound at milepost 34 near North Bend and westbound at milepost 106 near Ellensburg, … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Reopens

Final Update 3:09 PM (we hope):  I-90 Snoqualmie Pass is now open in both directions. Traction tires required, vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. The roadway … [Read more...]

I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to Remain Closed Overnight (Updated)

Update 4:44 PM:  I-90 is closed in both directions. Eastbound from North Bend milepost 34 and westbound from Ellensburg, milepost 106 due to heavy snowfall and high avalanche danger. The pass will remain … [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...]

State Route 18: Chains required, use alternate routes. Westbound I90 is now closed at MP 70 (Easton), MP 101 (Thorp) and MP 106 (Ellensburg).

Final Update: The collisions have been cleared and the WB lanes are back open between MP 56 near the summit and MP 106 near … [Read more...]

The Valley gets snowy and windy overnight, PSE reporting power outages in Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend

Brrrr, this snowy morning, we have quite a few Valley peeps without power: 127 in the Riverbend neighborhood of North Bend, 1346 in Snoqualmie and 384 in Fall City as of 8:41 am most were still under … [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...]

Update: Both Direction I90 reopened

Final Update: 2:02 I-90 is open both directions with chains required (all vehicles except AWD/4WD). A jackknifed semi was blocking westbound near the summit but was quickly … [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...]