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Heavy snow expected in Cascades, Olympics today through Tuesday

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Jan. 27, 2013 at 9:53 pm |
January 27, 2013 9:53 pm

A winter storm warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Monday until 4 a.m. Wednesday for the Cascades and Olympics, according to the National Weather Service.

Affected locations include Mount Baker, Stevens Pass, Snoqualmie Pass, White Pass and Paradise on Mount Rainer, meteorologists said.

An additional 2 to 4 feet is possible. The heaviest accumulation is expected in the central Cascades near Mount Rainier.

The anticipated storm follows snowfall in the Cascades that’s expected to taper off tonight. The Weather Service says the second weather system will affect the Cascades and Olympics through Monday night, and a third system Tuesday afternoon should continue the heavy snowfall in the affected areas.

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