If you saw snow in Whatcom County on Saturday, it probably wasn’t much – and the couple of inches expected Sunday aren’t likely to stick around either.
The National Weather Service had forecast a 20 percent to 50 percent chance of snow for Saturday, but much of it ended up farther south, said Johnny Burg, a meteorologist in Seattle. Up to 2 inches fell around Jefferson, Island and Snohomish counties.
But some light snow is in the works for this area, he said. It could fall overnight and until noon Sunday before a warm front turns it to rain by the afternoon. Overall, Whatcom County should expect only about 1 or 2 inches, he said.
Sunday’s high is expected to be about 43 degrees.
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Sunday’s warm weather should last into the week. The forecast predicts temperatures as high as 50 around Tuesday, before things drop again, slightly. Temperatures probably will be back to normal – in the low 40s – by Friday, Burg said.
“It’s going to be warmer than what it’s been, and wetter,” he said.