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By Roger Harnack

Heading to Western Washington? Prepare for winter conditions

National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for passes, hazardous weather outlook for areas north of Moses Lake, Wenatchee


Last updated 10/9/2019 at 11:37am

National Weather Service

HYAK – Eastern Washington motorists heading to the Seattle-Tacoma area today should be prepared for slick driving conditions in mountain passes.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for areas above 3,000 feet in effect until 8 p.m.

Up to 5 inches of snowfall is expected above 3,500 feet, meteorologists said. A rain-snow mix is expected in Snoqualmie and Stevens passes.

"Plan on slippery road conditions with snow and slush on the roadway," the winter weather advisory said. "Travelers should check road conditions before traveling over mountain passes."

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