Breezy around Sound; Wind Advisory for East Puget Sound lowlands

It will be rainy at times throughout the day Tuesday with some potential to see a brief wet snow mix with the cold air in place, especially north around Everett.  It would be very isolated and very brief.

A strong low-pressure center in the Pacific will bring easterly wind out of the Cascades and it will be quite windy during the day in the Cascade foothills.

Communities like North Bend, Snoqualmie, Buckley, Gold Bar and Enumclaw could have 40-50 mph wind gusts and a Wind Advisory is out for those areas until Wednesday morning.

Elsewhere, it'll be breezy at times and in spots with a few 30+ mph gusts.

By late day, we could get some sun breaks along with the showers with highs in the mid-40s.

Over the passes we'll see a few inches of snow today and a few more tonight. Initially with the low snow levels, 500', we might find some pockets of freezing rain. Then the snow level will rise to 4,000' by tonight.

It'll stay breezy Wednesday with a few areas of rain.  Drier weather comes in later Thursday and Friday.  The weekend could also turn out mainly dry.

High temperatures will be warmer than normal -- in the 50s -- after Tuesday's cool and rainy day.

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