Snow levels http://kplu.org en Mass: Chances Of Snow This Weekend, But Don't Bet The House On It http://kplu.org/post/mass-chances-snow-weekend-dont-bet-house-it <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The weekend forecast includes c</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hances</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of snow, but nothing's for certain</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, says </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"This is a hard one," said&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mass. “There’s a lot of uncertainty here. I’ll tell you that right in the beginning.”</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:07:27 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 13912 at http://kplu.org Mass: Chances Of Snow This Weekend, But Don't Bet The House On It Hold On Tight To Your Valentine: Wet, Windy Weekend Ahead http://kplu.org/post/hold-tight-your-valentine-wet-windy-weekend-ahead <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’re getting the “weather we need,” so get ready for a wet and windy weekend, says </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p>“Our water supply was well below normal,” said Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington. “Very rapidly, the snowpack is getting replenished in the mountains. The reservoirs are filling. And by the end of this week, I don’t think we’ll have to worry water for this summer or the coming fall.”</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:35:05 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 13654 at http://kplu.org Hold On Tight To Your Valentine: Wet, Windy Weekend Ahead Rain, followed by rain, and some deep mountain snow http://kplu.org/post/rain-followed-rain-and-some-deep-mountain-snow <p></p><p>At least three or four more days of rainstorms are headed to the northwest. They'll cycle through approximately every 18 hours, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass, a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:08:15 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7245 at http://kplu.org Washington snowpack 137 percent of average http://kplu.org/post/washington-snowpack-137-percent-average <p>Plenty of snow in the mountains means it should be a good year for the water supply in Washington.</p><div><p>The Natural Resources Conservation Service says the mountain snowpack as of April 1 &mdash; when it typically peaks &mdash; is 137 percent of average.</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 18:55:40 +0000 The Associated Press 4651 at http://kplu.org Signs of fall: snow level drops at the Cascades http://kplu.org/post/signs-fall-snow-level-drops-cascades <p>BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) &mdash; It still may be technically summer this weekend, but the snow level is going to drop on the Cascade Mountains.</p><div><p><a href="http://bit.ly/pk6bsK">The Bellingham Herald reports</a> that the snow level will drop from 10,000 feet to 5,500 feet in the North Cascades. It will drop to 6,500 feet in the Central Cascades.That means hikers and campers heading to the mountains may see a dusting of snow or cold rain.</p><p>The fall equinox is Sept. 23.</p></div> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:35:20 +0000 The Associated Press 2645 at http://kplu.org