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Precip: 0.47"
Low: 46°
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Today's Forecast

Updated Sunday 7:30 a.m.

Heavy snow is falling at the passes this morning. If you must travel across Stevens or Snoqualmie, the afternoon will bring better driving conditions. That does not mean it will be easy going, but heavy snow will taper back to snow showers. The WINTER STORM WARNING for the Cascades should stay up most of today

For the rest of us, pounding rain and gusty winds this morning, turning over to showers in the afternoon. Highs today will top out in the upper 40s to low 50s.

Monday will bring calmer weather. Plan on mostly cloudy skies and a few showers. Highs will stay in the upper 40s to low 50s.

Another soggy front will push onshore overnight Monday into Tuesday. The snow level should be higher by then so the passes should not be hit as hard as today.

Tuesday will be gray and rainy.

For Wednesday and Thanksgiving, we are just expecting typical northwest November weather. Mostly cloudy skies with showers at times. Highs in the upper 40s.

Theron Zahn
The KOMO4 Forecast Team

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