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Much anticipated snow starting “to dump” at Crystal Mountain, White Pass

UPDATED: 12:02 P.M.

The snow is falling in the mountains!

A check of webcams shows fresh snow on the ground at Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park. Crystal Mountain webcams are harder to read, but consider their Facebook post from a short time ago:

“It officially just started DUMPING!!! If this keeps up all day like it’s supposed to, we’ll be in really good shape for opening on Friday.”

Here is a post from White Pass:”Just started snowing and it’s COMING DOWN!!!”

You have to love their enthusiasm.

The folks at Crystal Mountain announced yesterday they plan to

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Crystal Mountain needs another foot of snow to open

Crystal Mountain has received 15 inches of snow so far, but still needs more to open.

This morning, the ski area was reporting 14 inches of snow at the summit and 10 inches at the base.

“It’s starting to look really good out there but we still need roughly another foot to open,” said a notice on the ski area’s website this morning. “We are expecting a little snow today and tomorrow, but the storm Wednesday looks like it could bring a foot or more.”