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Chains required on I-90, Winter Storm Watch Starts Tomorrow (2-22-19, 9:00 p.m.)

Washington State Department of Transportation logoSnoqualmie Pass remains open to both eastbound and westbound traffic. However, the Washington State Department of Transportation is requiring chains on vehicles traveling in either direction on I-90 through the pass, with the exception of all-wheel drive vehicles. Oversize vehicles are prohibited.



The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is scheduled to be in effect from tomorrow evening through late Tuesday night. It was issued in response to a forecast calling for a prolonged snow event, which is expected to impact much of the region, with total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches possible. NWS also urges drivers to plan for slippery road conditions, adding that the hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commutes.