Dry Thanksgiving, snow for the passes this weekend

Dry Thanksgiving, snow for the passes this weekend

Dry Thanksgiving, snow for the passes this weekend

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by KING 5 News

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Posted on November 25, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 25 at 8:10 PM

Weather for Thanksgiving is expected to be dry this year, but travelers headed back across the Cascade passes Saturday and Sunday are likely going to be driving in the snow.

KING 5 Meteorologist Rich Marriott says Wednesday and Thursday will start with morning clouds and fog, but then become partly sunny in the afternoon with highs in the mid-to-upper 40s.

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The rain comes in Friday, but snow levels will stay above 5,000 feet, so there will be no problems in the Cascade passes.

Saturday will bring showers and the snow level will drop to 4,000 feet. Drivers at Stevens and White passes could see snow.

The snow level is expected to fall to about 1,000 feet late Sunday, meaning drivers at all the Cascade passes will be dealing with snow. People who live on the higher hills around Western Washington could also see a dusting.

What about the possibility for snow at CenturyLink Field next Monday for the big game between the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints? Marriott says it will be cold enough for that, but a lot of other things still have to happen for snow to fall there. It’s too early to tell at this point.

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