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A White Christmas For The Pacific Northwest!

A White Christmas For The Pacific Northwest!

WE DID IT! In an event that far exceeded my expectations, Western Washington and even parts of Western Oregon saw their first White Christmas since 2008. Our storm made landfall further south than modeled, leading to colder conditions throughout the area and snow instead of rain for many locales. As expected, snow accumulations varied dramatically with elevation – my house near sea level has snow-free roads, but snow was sticking to the roads above 300 feet and I even saw…

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Could We Have A White Christmas?

Could We Have A White Christmas?

I’ve been taking a well-needed vacation from weather blogging and have been spending some wonderful time with family and friends up in Seattle for the holidays. But with rumors of a White Christmas reverberating from Westlake Center to Sea-Tac Airport, I thought I’d weigh in on the potential for some lowland snow on the 24th and the 25th. A note about lowland snow in Western Washington Even though the average low temperature for this time of the year is only…

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White Christmas?

White Christmas?

Sunday, December 23, 2012 10:46 P.M. First off, let me apologize for not being more punctual when it comes to posting on this blog. I had three pretty rough finals in two days, and the evening after my last final, I had a seizure (which may have been related to the stress… who knows), so I’ve been trying to collect my thoughts and just relax my first week of break. I feel no shame in telling people that I have…

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