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Traveling this weekend? Here's what to expect for weather conditions

A busy travel weekend is expected to get busier as rain and snow move into western Washington. Here's what to expect and when.
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SEATTLE — Western Washington is expected to see increasing rainfall this weekend with a weather system bringing snow to the Cascades. 

The busy travel weekend is expected to get busier.

According to KING 5 meteorologists, the best times to hit the road are late Sunday.

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Snow levels are expected to drop even further Sunday to 1,500 feet and an additional 4 to 8 inches of snow accumulation is forecasted.

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The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking drivers to prepare themselves and their vehicles before traveling over snow and ice.

Drivers can check up-to-date roadway conditions on wsdot.com.

Download the KING 5 app to check the interactive radar near you, as well as the latest forecast, cameras and current conditions.

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