|Fri Oct 7, 2016 – 08:00 AM|
|SE corner of the Safeway parking lot on Sunset Drive (map|
Cancelled – The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for tonight and tomorrow. Windy and rainy with 6-12 in of snow above 6000’ (Winchester is at 6521′). Therefore we have cancelled the hike. If a thaw and good weather appears, we may offer this as a short notice outing.
Special Weather Statement
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA 753 AM PDT THU OCT 6 2016 WAZ567-568-070000- CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES- CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES- 753 AM PDT THU OCT 6 2016 ...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED OVER THE NORTH CASCADES ABOVE 6000 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING... STEADY PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD INTO THE NORTH CASCADES AFTER SUNSET THIS EVENING...BECOMING INTENSE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT. WITH A FORECAST SNOW LEVEL NEAR 6000 FEET...THIS WILL AMOUNT TO MODERATE AND HEAVY SNOW AMOUNTS FOR HIGH ELEVATIONS. FROM TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 6000 FEET FROM THE GLACIER PEAK AREA NORTH TO THE CANADIAN BORDER...INCLUDING HARTS PASS. THOSE VENTURING INTO THE BACKCOUNTRY...INCLUDING HIKERS ALONG THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL...NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR THIS EARLY SEASON SNOW OVER THE HIGH COUNTRY. $$ WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE