snow pass WSP
Traveling has been difficult through the mountain passes this week and more snow is on the way. (Image courtesy Washington State Patrol)

Winter reasserting itself in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) - Winter is reasserting itself this weekend in Washington.

The National Weather Service says there's a chance of lowland snow in Western Washington while a surge of Arctic air will blow into Eastern Washington with the wind chill feeling as if it's well below zero.

Forecasters say the best chance of snow in Western Washington is in the Bellingham area where the cold air pushes through the Fraser River Valley.

The Weather Service expects wetter, milder weather to return next week in Western Washington. Below-normal temperatures will likely persist into early next week in Eastern Washington.


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