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New snow covers previously cleared roads – different commute this morning

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — The several inches of new snow accumulation were visible on Whatcom County roads as more continued to fall this morning, December 30th.

Timelapse video of WSDOT camera images of I-5 at Northwest Avenue between 3:50am and 5:50am (December 30, 2021)

Officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) report compact snow and ice on the roads.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Jacob Kennett advised motorists to slow down and increase following distance if driving is unavoidable.

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Law enforcement agencies have been responding to multiple reports of single-vehicle crashes where the vehicle has slid off the road.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service (NWS) Seattle office said at 6am to expect the snowfall to continue across much of western Washington for another 3 to 4 hours.


Readers are encouraged to stay up to date on local driving conditions via the Whatcom News Traffic page.

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