Snow forecast for parts of Washington
Monday, February 27, 2012
SEATTLE (AP) -- A winter storm is bringing another shot of snow to parts of Washington.
The National Weather Service says a Pacific frontal system will hit the coast and northwest interior Tuesday with gusty winds and rain in most of Western Washington.
Forecasters expect 6 to 9 inches snow in the Cascades Tuesday night. Traces of snow are possible in parts of Western Washington with 2 inches or more snow possible in the Hood Canal area.
Forecasters also expect 1 to 4 inches of snow in much of Eastern Washington through early Wednesday from the east slopes of the Cascades through valleys, as moist air collides with entrenched cold air.