County says 356th Drive in Fall City will remain open, warns still slide risk under roadway

Following a geotechnical evaluation Friday, February 14, 2020, King County determined that 356th Drive SE in Fall City can reopen and remain open unless conditions change. According to a county … [Read more...]

Rinse and Repeat: Snoqualmie River predicted to hit moderate to major flood levels, February 6th-7th

After what feels like six weeks of unrelenting rain (and some snow), the Snoqualmie Valley will have to make it through the next couple days of heavy rain before the almost-forgotten sun makes a return on … [Read more...]

Overnight snow means Snoqualmie Valley Schools on 2-hour late start, February 3rd

Due to overnight snow, the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced early Monday morning, February 3, 2020, that schools would be open on a Two Hour Late Start. SVSD buses will operate on Limited … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie hits Top 4 Rainiest January; snow levels then drop

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE | February, 2, 2020 With a late soaking from about 10PM - midnight on January 31st, Snoqualmie broke into the Top 5 wettest ever Januarys. With 18.4 … [Read more...]

Garbage collection, plowing updates from North Bend, Snoqualmie

UPDATE | January 17th Waste Management said there would be no pickups in Snoqualmie for the rest of the week. Drivers, though, will pickup double loads on customers' scheduled collection days next week. … [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...]