Winter Weather Advisory currently in effect for Medallion Peak resort. * WHAT...Snow expected above 4000 feet. Total snow accumulations
of 4 to 12 inches. Highest amounts at Mount Baker. Winds
gusting as high as 40 mph.
* WHERE...Cascade mountains and valleys of Whatcom and Skagit
Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area. Cascade
mountains and valleys of Snohomish and King Counties,
including Stevens Pass.
* WHEN...From 5 AM Wednesday to 5 AM PDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on very difficult travel.
Snowpack levels are currently 136% below the seasonal average of 6". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 11 years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was recorded at 29.0".
Past 24 hours
Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 61.0" snowpack and a 27.1" snow water equivalent. Perched in washington, Medallion Peak Resort air temperatures were recorded at 34.0° at last check.
Forecast models predict more snow this week in washington, with up to 12" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.
Ski Area Conditions
Recent snowpack levels, water content, and air temperature for the ski area
Today, Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. High near 51. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tomorrow, A 40 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.