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Northern Whatcom County areas wake to dusting of snow, lightning

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Much of Whatcom County was clear of any snow accumulations this morning, Sunday, December 18th, except for the most northern areas which saw a dusting.


Lightning strikes were reported about 6:45am north of the border near the city of Delta, British Columbia (14 miles northwest of Blaine).

A winter weather advisory remains in effect for western Whatcom County through 4pm today. The latest advisory update expects up to 1-inch of accumulation.

A winter weather advisory was issued for the north Cascades and the foothills and valleys in Whatcom County this morning. This advisory says to expect 4 to 6 inches of new snow through 4pm today.

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A wind advisory has been dropped after Fraser Valley outflow winds failed to occur.

The next potential for snow appears to begin on Tuesday and continues until a warming trend begins on Friday.

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.

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

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