The strength of Western Disturbance F-1 has weakened from earlier expectations.
3rd Feb: Rain/Snow (From F-1) is likely over..."
WASHINGTON STATE (USA) WEATHER .. 31 JAN 2017
Area..1.84 lakhs sq.km , Population .. 72 lakhs
..The state lies along the pacific ring of fire..
- SEATTLE REGION (Tuesday / Wednesday forecast)..The clouds will decrease as the day progresses. The minimum temp will drop below freezing (-2/-3 c) because of clear skies and north east winds .High of 6 c . The winds will make the temperature feel lower than the actual readings.
- 'Mount Baker ski area' (near the volcano of Mt.Baker) in the state holds the world record for highest seasonal snowfall (29 ft in 1999)
- The western side of the Olympic mountains record annual precipitation of more than 4000 mms (Highest in the contiguous USA). Hence ,this region is a temperate rain forest.
- The rain shadow area to the east of Cascade mountains is semi arid with precipitation of only 150 mms.