Another storm blows through Puget Sound, creates traffic backupson November 6, 2013 @ 4:05 pm (Updated: 5:27 pm - 11/7/13 )
See all photos
Drive times across the region are much longer than usual: Alderwood to Southcenter is over 100 minutes, Everett to Seattle is 90 minutes, Bellevue to Seattle is 45 minutes, Federal Way to Seattle is 60 minutes.
The Washington State Department of Transportation has reported collisions and stalls from Bellingham to Tukwila. There are so many issues, the WSDOT on Twitter has nearly given up.
Oy vey! It's getting worse... http://t.co/SXBMxekywr— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) November 8, 2013
Puget Sound Energy reported about 5,200 customers without power on Bainbridge Island Thursday morning, but power was restored by 4:30 p.m.
Wind brings the possibility of downed tree limbs and power outages, though KING 5 Meteorologist Rich Marriott said that thanks to the heavy gusts on Saturday, much of the "tree trimming" had already been done.
According to the NWS, the snow level in the Cascades and Olympics will drop as low as 3,000 feet.
In eastern Washington, Thursday's storm will likely bring gusty winds with valley rain and mountain snow.
Cloudy, showery weather statewide is expected to last through the weekend and into Veteran's Day.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Tom Tangney found himself asking whether 'Foxcatcher' was worth it
The state's first charter school is on probation, but the director promises improvements
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.