Who's ready for some powder?
After several weeks of little to no snowfall, most Western Washington ski areas are expecting a big dump starting tomorrow. Total accumulations could reach two feet in some areas by Saturday morning.
If you're heading up to the mountain, be sure to pack chains and carry all the proper emergency equipment. Enjoy the freshies!
Summit at Snoqualmie: Snow likely through Saturday. Forecast calls for accumulations of 3 to 5 inches Friday, 5 to 9 inches Friday night, and another 2 to 4 inches on Saturday. Snow level rising to 3,400 feet on Friday. Wind expected both Friday and Saturday, with gusts as high as 30 mph. (Complete forecast here.)
Crystal Mountain: Big-time snow expected Friday and Saturday, with total accumulations of 12 to 18 inches Friday, 8 to 12 inches Friday night, and 5 to 9 inches Saturday. Wind gusts up to 33 mph expected both Friday and Saturday. High temperatures in the low- to mid-20s. It's the last weekend for extended lift hours at Crystal. (Complete forecast here.)
Stevens Pass: Stevens is expecting 5 to 9 inches Friday, another 5 to 9 inches overnight, and 2 to 4 inches on Saturday. Winds in the low 20s expected both days, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Temperatures will be in the high-20s to low-30s.(Complete forecast here.)
Mt. Baker Ski Area: Snow totals will mirror those at other area resorts, with 9 to 13 inches expected Friday, 3 to 7 inches overnight and another 1 to 3 inches Saturday. High temperatures in the mid- to upper-20s. (Complete forecast here.)
Mission Ridge: Snow expected Friday, with 1 to 3 inches possible. A 30 percent chance of snow for Saturday and 40 percent chance on Sunday. High temperatures in the mid- to upper-20s. (Complete forecast here.)
Are you hitting up the slopes this weekend? Tell us in the comments section.