Just a taste of big snow event later this week?

Wet snowflakes fell Sunday afternoon around Ballard, but melted on contact. While no significant accumulation is expected, forecasters are looking ahead to Tuesday night and Wednesday, where a significant snow event could be in play.

As is typical here in Seattle, the forecast keeps shifting. At first, UW meteorologist Cliff Mass suggested it could be a historic snow event. Then he backed off as forecasts showed it heading north, perhaps into Vancouver. Now the Weather Service says the model has it shifting a little more south, which could bring 4 inches or more in the Seattle area. “It’s still way too early to know what scenario will play out,” says the Weather Service.

So… who knows, but stay tuned!


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The first weather report I heard when moving to Seattle in late 70’s was, “lows in the 30’s to 40’s, highs in the 60’s to 70’s”. So anywhere between 31 and 79? It was then I realized not to put much weight in the weather reports here.

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The first weather report I heard when moving to Seattle in late 70’s was, “lows in the 30’s to 40’s, highs in the 60’s to 70’s”. So anywhere between 31 and 79? It was then I realized not to put much weight in the weather reports here.

great idea
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great idea

if you can’t comprehend that the coldest part of the day (about 1/2 hour after sunrise) could be a big swing from the hottest part of the day, and when these temperatures might actually occur, then you’ve got bigger problems than the weather.

SeasonTicketHolder
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SeasonTicketHolder

If you ever left for school needing a heavy jacket, but by the time you got on the bus to go home it was too warm to wear a sweater, you would understand, CC.

Art
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Art

Run for your lives – we’re all gonna die!

BallardBasement
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BallardBasement

Or, not.

Thatonekid
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Thatonekid

For once in my life Im gonna be pissed if it snows enough to cancel school. Ive been studying for finals all this weekend and last week, and don’t want to forget what I have been studying over the next weekend due to snow.

alex
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alex

OMG its snowpocalypse !!! again …. yawn.

And still no one at SDOT knows what to do.

Lonewolf
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Lonewolf

Boohoo :(

Lonewolf
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Lonewolf

Full of win.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Latest word is that we won’t get much if any snow and if we do get any it will rain on top of it and wash it away.
Any forecast longer than a couple days out is subject to so much change that we shouldn’t freak out at every mention of the mere possibility of snow a week away.