Heaviest Snow Predicted To Hit Snoqualmie Late February 23rd

Yes, there is a Winter Storm Warning in place for the Snoqualmie Valley.  Yes, we've already seen some snow.  But when is the REAL snow coming you ask?  According to the National Weather Service - probably … [Read more...]

Winter Not Finished With Snoqualmie Valley – Winter Storm Watch Issued

About a month ago I read a weather blog story by KOMO weather producer, Scott Sistek.  The story was about the winter of 1988/89 - also a strong La Nina winter like this year.  La Nina was whined about all … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River to Crest This Morning – Major Flooding in Carnation, Moderate Flooding in Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie River flooding update for Monday, January 17th: Rain continued overnight which forced the swollen Snoqualmie River to continue rising - along with several feeder streams and creeks due to rain … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River Flood Warning Issued As Pinepple Express Soaks Western Washington

Here we go again, Snoqualmie!  The flood watch issued two days ago for the Snoqualmie River near the Falls  was upgraded to a Flood Warning early this morning.  The National Weather Service says minor to … [Read more...]

King County Opens Flood Warning Center As Persistent Rain Brings High Flows To Snoqualmie & Tolt River

**  Update, 1/14, 5:45PM: Flood Watch upgraded to Flood Warning for the Snoqualmie River at Carnation.  River rising slightly higher than previously expected.  Minor flooding is forecast.  The river will rise … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Melting Away Evidence Of Blizzard-Like Overnight Storm

You had to be wearing earplugs to not know what was going on in the Snoqualmie weather department last night.  Heavy snow coupled by strong east winds created almost blizzard-like conditions overnight - and a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Closed Today, January 12th

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, all Snoqualmie Valley Schools are closed today, Wednesday, January 12th. A few inches of snow fell overnight.  Coupled by strong winds the weather overnight was … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Open And On Time – Limited Transportation in North Bend

All Snoqualmie Valley schools are open and on-time today, January 10th. There is, though, limited transportation in Area "A" due to road conditions.  The North Bend Area will be on emergency/limited bus … [Read more...]

My Snoqualmie Snow Storm Dream Dashed!

So much for dreams of a foot of snow and a day off from the real world Snoqualmie.  According to the National Weather Service (www.noaa.gov) the hope of a major snow storm in the Puget Sound region is looking … [Read more...]

Is This Snow Heaven? No, It's Snoqualmie.

Hopefully some of you have seen the movie Field of Dreams - so my post title made you smile. One of my favorite things about our 9 years in Snoqualmie has been the snow.  I grew up near the water just south of … [Read more...]

Some Snoqualmie Valley Roads Still Impacted by Flooding & Landslides

There are still some local roads covered by receding flood waters or landslides due to drenching rains over the past two days.  SVSD schools are open on time, but some bus routes are affected by road … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools 1 Hour Late Due to Flood-Related Road Closures

**Highway 203 is clear now** SVSD will start classes 1 hour late today due to flood-related road closures. The Snoqualmie River will begin receding today - with the flood warning being lifted this evening.   … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Crazy Weather – Wind, Snow And Now Flooding?

The National Weather Service has officially changed the Flood Watch for the Snoqualmie River to a Flood Warning.  Usually that means flooding is imminent versus a possibility.   The Snoqualmie River near … [Read more...]

Wind, Wind Go Away, Come Again Some Other Place – Besides Snoqualmie!

Note to Mother Nature.  CC to La Nina.  Okay.  Point taken.  Somewhere along the line you heard me doubting the weather guys.  Saying they were hyping the La Nina story.  Punishment taken.  Hardly any sleep for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Winds At It Again Last Night – Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power

The Snoqualmie Valley winds kicked up again last night.  This time, though, the winds hit the whole Puget Sound region.  This morning there were about 150,000 homes in the dark. The winds were caused by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Gap Winds Are Howling

It's really here this time.  The first big valley wind event of fall.  Lovingly  referred to as "gap winds" by the weather forecasting community. There is a pressure gradient difference in the atmosphere.  … [Read more...]

Storm Damage Closes Snoqualmie Road

Today's stormy weather has closed a local Snoqualmie road.  396th Drive between SE 70th and SE Reinig Road is closed due to downed trees and power lines in the roadway. No word yet on when it will re-open. If … [Read more...]

First Fall Storm Finally Hits Snoqualmie

If you're new to the area, get ready for Fall's rude awakening.  October's been fairly pleasant so far - with more sunny days than rainy ones, mild temperatures and well, no wind yet. That's all changing as the … [Read more...]

Is This Snoqualmie or Florida?

Have you stepped outside today?  If not make sure you do so you can tell all your friends what the muggiest day ever in Snoqualmie felt like.  For that matter, even what it smelled like.  Humidity does have its … [Read more...]