Latest plowing, garbage collection updates from North Bend, Snoqualmie

With little to no snowfall overnight the City of Snoqualmie said 'snow recovery' is on the upswing, but with strong winds in the forecast on January 15th, PSE is preparing for possible power outages and the … [Read more...]

Mother Nature’s 1-2 Punch: snow, now high wind warning for Snoqualmie Valley; schools on 2-hour delay, January 15th

For a few days now, Snoqualmie Weather's Ryan Porter has been watching the potential for a pretty strong Snoqualmie Valley gap wind event - and it looks like the computer weather models now have consensus that … [Read more...]

Heavy snow blankets Snoqualmie Valley overnight, schools closed Monday, January 13th

UPDATE | January 13th, 6AM Snow started falling Sunday night, January 12th, around 9:30PM and didn't let up until around 2AM. At our home office we picked up about 7 inches of snow - more than was forecast - … [Read more...]

New Month, New Flood event closes some Snoqualmie Valley roads Tuesday morning

It may be a new year, but nothing seems to being changing with Mother Nature's drenching mood. Since January 6, 2020, approximately 3 inches of rain has fallen in the Snoqualmie Valley. And once again, snow … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve 1983: Mother of All Gap Windstorms Hit the Cascade Foothills

[Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter - who owns Snoqualmie Weather. Follow Ryan on Twitter for his latest Snoqualmie Valley weather forecasts.] The year was 1983.  Michael Jackon's “Billie Jean” … [Read more...]

Historic December storm causes road closures across Snoqualmie Valley; makes Snoqualmie Falls roar

Friday's historic storm (which actually started Thursday afternoon) that included an atmospheric river of moisture dropped nearly 7 inches of rain in the Snoqualmie Valley in just two days. 3.25" fell Friday at … [Read more...]

December Storm shift: ‘atmospheric river’ now aimed at King County, mountain snow changes to heavy rain, Snoqualmie Valley flood risk increases

UPDATE | DECEMBER 20, 2019, 6:30AM Like Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather warned yesterday, if the 'atmospheric river' of moisture with this December storm shifted a bit north, it could change the flooding … [Read more...]

Fog to blow out of Snoqualmie Valley soon; little rain, but relatively quiet weather until mid-December

 [Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on Twitter.].  Visibility really dropped on … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Gap winds kick up Saturday night, light snow possible Sunday

[Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on his website or on Twitter.] Windy Saturday into Sunday... … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass finally gets some needed snow; colder Thanksgiving temps on way for Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on Twitter.] Snoqualmie Pass was finally getting some much needed snow Sunday night into … [Read more...]

Line ’em up: Pacific storms roll through Western Washington over the next week

[Article by contributing weather writer Ryan Porter, owner of Snoqualmie Weather blog.] Right on schedule for this time of year.   As is often said, October comes in like a lamb, goes out … [Read more...]

Fire Chief: Brush fire near Ernie’s Grove could’ve been way worse; 8 units respond to contain slash pile blaze

According to Eastside Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Burke, a brush fire near Ernie's Grove in Snoqualmie could've been way worse if it hadn't happened in the calm of the night. Around 1AM, Tuesday, July 2nd, … [Read more...]

District announces plan to make up 7 snow days; includes losing early releases, extending all school days

On Friday, March 1st the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced that it would be making up 7 missed days of school due to historic February snow storms by using two full make up days and then utilizing … [Read more...]

Nominate a Snoqualmie Valley Snowmageddon Hero for a free vacation getaway someplace warm

Following the historic February 11th Snoqualmie Valley snowstorm, Living Snoqualmie asked the question, "Who thinks local Public Works crews deserve a vacation in a warm place?" It was just simple intro to … [Read more...]

North Bend snow plowing winds down; excess garbage drop off offered

It's been a long week for the City of North Bend as it worked to clear 2-3 feet of snow from city streets, but on February 15th the city announced that major plowing efforts were winding down in most areas. The … [Read more...]