November 18, 2010
"font-family: Verdana">Washington’s mountain passes received
their first real snow of the season Wednesday, as a pacific system slammed into the Puget Sound and the upper
elevations. Forecasters breathlessly predicted a foot to two feet of snow in the passes. Washington
Department of Transportation spokesman Jeff Adamson said while that may have been the case in the southern part of
the state, Stevens, Snoqualmie, and Blewett passes received much more of a glancing blow, with five to six inches
of the white stuff falling overnight.
"margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Adamson added crews are preparing to add de-icer to
roadways over the course of the weekend, in anticipation of frigid temperatures in the latter part of the weekend
and the upcoming extended Thanksgiving travel weekend. Click the arrow above for the full conversation
between Clint Strand and Adamson in the KOHO Morning Show. For in-depth and up to the minute pass
information, click here.