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Forecasters: More snow expected over Whatcom County lowlands

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Forecasters with the National Weather Service Seattle office issued an updated forecast about 11am, Monday, February 27th, forewarning of another round of light snowfall across Whatcom County lowlands.

An offshore weather system is expected to move inland late tonight and linger into Tuesday morning. This is expected to bring precipitation while temperatures continue to cool overnight to the lower to mid 30s. As a result, any precipitation is expected to be in the form of snow.

A winter weather advisory was issued about noon today that will extend from 10pm tonight to 10pm tomorrow due to the expected snow. The advisory statement says total snow accumulations of a trace to 2 inches can be expected for most areas within the advisory area. Some areas may receive 2 to 3 inches if localized heavier or more persistent snow showers develop.

Forecasters advised that the heaviest snowfall may occur on Tuesday between 6am and 10am and could affect the Tuesday morning commute.

Whatcom News readers are encouraged to stay up to date with the current weather forecast for their specific locations via the Whatcom News Weather page.

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