As a train of storms continues off the Pacific Ocean, colder air will press farther south over the weekend into the Seattle area.
Temperatures will dip to their lowest levels of the season so far during the day and night this weekend. High temperatures will be within a few degrees of 50. Temperatures can dip into the 30s at night.
While it will not get cold enough to snow in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area Saturday and Sunday, the event will bring the lowest snow levels of the season so far. By the end of the weekend snow levels will be in the vicinity of 2,500 to 3,000 feet.
It will snow at pass level. The first slushy accumulation is possible on roadways over Snoqualmie Pass.
Temperatures will not be in a hurry to bounce back early next week.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Sandra has weakened to a tropical storm but remains on track to make landfall in western Mexico with flooding rainfall on Saturday.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to shift northward across central South America with the greatest threat for flooding focusing on northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Saturday morning.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.
Sixty cities tied or established new record high temperatures for the date.
Chardon, OH (1996)
A bull's eye for lake effect snow for the month with more than 70".