As shown below, the convergence zone snow is continuing and strengthening in southern Snohomish County....some of the roads have gotten problematic.
You can watch this event unfold (and know what is going to happen to you during the next hour) by viewing the radar animation:
Latest NWS Spotter Reports"
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
747 AM PST WED DEC 29 2010
..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
0600 AM SNOW 3 NE MILL CREEK 47.89N 122.16W
12/29/2010 M1.0 INCH SNOHOMISH WA NWS EMPLOYEE
SNOWING. VISIBILITY BETWEEN A HALF AND THREE-QUARTERS OF
A MILE. SNOW ACCUMULATING ON THE ROADS. ELEVATION ABOUT
0700 AM SNOW 5 NNW EATONVILLE 46.94N 122.31W
12/29/2010 M2.5 INCH PIERCE WA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOW HAD STOPPED. ELEVATION 740 FEET.
0729 AM SNOW EVERETT 47.96N 122.20W
12/29/2010 E2.5 INCH SNOHOMISH WA PUBLIC
SILVER LAKE AREA
0730 AM HEAVY SNOW NW DUVALL 47.73N 121.97W
12/29/2010 M2.0 INCH KING WA TRAINED SPOTTER
TWO INCHES IN 30 MINUTES. STILL SNOWING HEAVILY.
WSDOT is on top of this--here are some of their latest reports:
7:43 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29
- I-5 at 164th Street SW: Several disabled vehicles are blocking the northbound I-5 exit to 164th Street.
- I-405 near Alderwood: Multiple spinouts are blocking the two right lanes of southbound I-405.
- I-405 near Canyon Park: A disabled vehicle is blocking the northbound carpool lane just north of the interchange with SR 527.