Snow on Christmas Eve? | King County Weather Report December 18-24

King County and the Puget Sound area could see snow on Christmas Eve, according to the National Weather Service. Here is the forecast for the Seattle area:

Saturday, December 18: Rain. High near 47. Windy, with southwest winds 21 to 23 mph, with gusts up to 32 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. Further precipitation amounts between a quarter and a half inch are possible. Saturday evening, rain. Low around 38. Wind east northeast around 6 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and a quarter inch are possible.

Sunday, December 19: 40% chance of rain. Partly sunny, with highs near 43. Wind north 5 to 9 mph. Sunday evening, chance of rain before 1 a.m., then chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little to no snow accumulation expected.

Monday, December 20: Rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation 80%. Monday evening, rain likely, mostly before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Tuesday, December 21: risk of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Tuesday evening, chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Wednesday, December 22: Probable rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Wednesday evening, rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Thursday December 23: Probable rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Thursday evening, rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Friday, December 24: Rain and snow. Cloudy, with highs near 41.

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Dale D. Schrum