Snow forecast in Washington mountain passes



SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service is forecasting the first snow of the season Wednesday night for mountain passes in Washington.

Forecasters expect up to 5 inches in places. Drivers will likely encounter snow on the North Cascades Highway, Mount Baker, Mount Rainier, and Snoqualmie, Stevens and White passes.

Forecasters also say cold will bring a chance of light snow Thursday in parts of Eastern Washington.