Ty Swenson
We didn't get a White Christmas this year though earlier forecasts allowed for the possibility. This snowy scene is from last January.

UPDATE 2 : Will it be a white Christmas in West Seattle? Not this year

UPDATE Christmas Day 8:30am

The weather system that brought snow to the Kitsap peninsula and areas south of Seattle on Christmas morning couldn't chill down the temperatures enough to bring flakes of the white stuff to West Seattle. Temperatures at 8:30 am hovered around 42 degrees, ten more than freezing. The National Weather Service called for 100% chance of rain. Rain and showers were expected for the remainder of the week.

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With the highest point in the city of Seattle at High Point at roughly 35th SW and SW Myrtle there's a good chance that at least overnight and into the early morning hours it could be a white Christmas in West Seattle.

That's the current prediction of the National Weather Service for our area. Conditions change of course but don't be surprised if you get up early Christmas morning and see the world dressed in white.

Here's the updated forecast as of Sunday morning-

Christmas Eve-
A chance of rain and snow after 4am. Snow level 1200 feet lowering to 600 feet. Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Christmas Day-
Rain and snow, mainly after 10am. Snow level 600 feet. High near 41. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

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