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Watching the Next Strong Cold Front to Enter the Northwest By Late Sunday

A few light rain showers and/or mixed precipitation will move across the Ohio Valley and Carolinas Saturday trailing a cold front. Late Sunday into Monday, a separate strong cold front will likely bring heavy snow to the Cascades and into the Rockies with gusty to high winds over the Intermountain West. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Feb. 24, 2024 at 2:41:07 am MST

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After a warm and breezy weekend, confidence increases for a brief period of much colder & snowy weather Monday night and Tuesday. A cold front will cause temperatures to drastically drop Monday afternoon, shifting and ongoing rain to snow and bringing about icy and snow covered roads for the Monday evening and Tuesday morning commute. Keep an eye on the forecast going into next week and be prepared for hazardous travel conditions.
Strong winds will impact the western foothills periodically through the weekend. The first round of strong winds will begin tonight and last through Saturday.
The strongest winds of the weekend look to occur Sunday evening through Monday morning. With this event, there is the potential for mountain waves which could bring strong winds to the foothills. Uncertainty remains though, so continue to monitor the forecast for updates.
After a warm and windy weekend, a pattern change to cold with snow looks to return Monday evening. This will likely bring minor winter storm impacts to portions of the region Monday night into Tuesday. Uncertainty remains on the extent and amount of precipitation, so continue to monitor the forecast at weather.gov/byz through the weekend.

 

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