Crystal Mountain announces plans to open Friday; White Pass and The Summit at Snoqualmie in wait-and-see mode
UPDATED: 2:20 P.M.
Crystal Mountain officials are counting on a mid-week storm to bring enough snow to allow a limited opening Friday. The ski area announced its plans this afternoon based on the winter storm forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Wednesday and Thursday in the Cascades. The forecast for the Snoqualmie Pass area calls for almost 2 feet of snow those days, with more snow through the weekend.
Currently there is just over a foot of snow in Green Valley.
“It’s a bold move to announce the …