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78% of Northwest in snow cover; how much fell Monday?

78% of Northwest in snow cover; how much fell Monday?
Karl Vajtai took this photo from Eatonville

It was a snowy day across much of the western third of the United States. In fact, by Tuesday morning, 78% of the Pacific Northwest was covered in snow - helping make the national snow coverage at 34% -- way more than the 11% of the U.S. that was covered in snow this time last year.

Here is a map of the Northwest coverage:


Here are some of the snow totals from Monday's storm, courtesy of CoCoRahs community weather network, as well as spotter reports into KOMO News and the National Weather Service:

  • Sequim: 14.5"
  • Port Angeles 14.0"
  • Eatonville: 12.3"
  • North Bend: 12.0"
  • Elwha: 11.0"
  • Elbe: 10.0"
  • Enumclaw: 8.0"
  • Cinebar: 8.0"
  • Auburn: 7.5"
  • Renton: 7.0"
  • Shelton: 6.5"
  • Yelm: 6.1"
  • Port Townsend: 6.0"
  • Frederickson: 6.0"
  • Lakeland North: 5.1"
  • Covington: 5.0"
  • Seattle (NE Seattle) 5.0"
  • Issaquah: 5.0"
  • Rochester: 5.0"
  • Kent: 5.0"
  • Indianola: 4.8"
  • Puyallup: 4.0"
  • Port Hadlock: 4.0"
  • Kingston: 4.0"
  • Olympia: 3.5"
  • Seattle (Ballard): 3.5"
  • Seattle (View Ridge): 3.5"
  • Bellevue: 3.0"
  • Clearview: 3.0"
  • Langley: 3.0"
  • Pt. Ludlow: 3.0"
  • Stanwood: 2.9"
  • Marysville: 2.8"
  • Seattle (Sea-Tac Aiport): 2.7"
  • Sammamish: 2.5"
  • Mukilteo: 2.5"
  • Monroe: 2.5"
  • Bothell: 2.0"
  • Seattle (Madison Park): 2.0"
  • Edmonds: 2.0"
  • Vashon: 2.0"
  • Port Orchard: 2.0"
  • Coupeville: 2.0"
  • Anacortes: 2.0"
  • Freeland: 2.0"
  • Oak Harbor: 2.0"
  • Everett: 2.0"
  • Forks: 2.0"
  • Bellingham: 1.5"
  • Tacoma: 1.0" - 4.5"
  • Lopez Island: 1.0"
  • Seattle (Downtown): 1.0"
  • Mount Vernon 0.8"
  • Sedro-Woolley: 0.7"
  • Friday Harbor: 0.5"

Peak Wind Gusts

Here are some peak wind gusts from the storm:

  • Lummi Island: 72 mph
  • Bellingham: 64 mph
  • Ferndale (Sandy Point): 61 mph
  • Friday Harbor: 56 mph
  • Port Angeles out in water: 55 mph
  • Everson: 52 mph
  • Port Townsend: 52 mph
  • Gig Harbor: 48 mph
  • Port Angeles in town: 45 mph
  • Sea-Tac Airport: 38 mph
  • Renton: 32 mph
  • Boeing Field: 31 mph