Temperatures plunge below zero in some spots

Temperatures plunge below zero in some spots
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- You thought you might have seen everything so far this week, but now add sub-zero temperatures to the list.

With several inches of snow on the ground and a clear sky Friday night, the temperature plunged below zero in a few locations across the north Interior.

Arlington's airport reported their morning low temperature was -6. We also received some unofficial reports from people with home weather stations that the temperature was -2 just outside of Lake Stevens, and -1 in Sedro-Woolley.

Other areas were down into the single digits and teens. Marysville reported 3 degrees while Redmond reported 7 degrees at 8 a.m., while it was 8 at Olympia and at an unofficial reading in Everett, 10 in Mount Vernon, 12 in Puyallup and 15 in Seattle.

Here are the official lows from Saturday morning: (* means unofficial station)

  • Arlington: -6
  • Lake Stevens: -2*
  • Sedro-Woolley: -1*
  • Marysville: 3*
  • Olympia: 7
  • Friday Harbor: 8
  • Oak Harbor: 8
  • Woodinville: 8*
  • Mount Vernon: 9
  • Everett: 10
  • Tacoma: 10
  • Bellingham: 12
  • Seattle: 14
  • North Bend: 14
  • Renton: 15
  • Shelton: 15