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Snow could fall in Northshore, Western Washington late Thursday night

Weather forecasters are predicting a chance for the first snow of the season tonight or early tomorrow morning. - Reporter file art
Weather forecasters are predicting a chance for the first snow of the season tonight or early tomorrow morning.
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A couple of inches of snow could hit the Northshore area between Thursday evening and Friday afternoon.

The National Weather Service in Seattle issued on Wednesday a winter storm watch for Western Washington from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon.

Up to two inches of snow could fall around Tacoma and two to four inches from Seattle northward. The snow is predicted to hit late Thursday night and continue to late Friday morning, possibly impacting the morning commute.

A winter storm watch means conditions are favorable for severe winter weather.

If warm south winds are more effective than expected, the snow amounts will be less.

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