SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a spring storm will bring more snow today to the Cascades and parts of Eastern Washington.
A winter storm warning is in effect until 8 p.m. in the Cascades where forecasters expected 6 to 16 inches of snow on top of the foot that fell overnight.
Stevens Pass reopened to traffic at 6 a.m. today after it was closed for crews to remove an avalanche.
The slide hit the front of a car but no one was injured.
Snoqualmie Pass was also closed for a time overnight for avalanche control.
The Transportation Department is requiring traction tires on Stevens Pass. Traction tires advised on Snoqualmie and White passes. A winter storm warning also is in effect for parts of Eastern Washington where forecasters expect 3 to 5 inches from Ritzville through the Palouse.
Forecasters say showers should decrease Friday followed by drier and warmer weather this weekend.