If you are traveling over the Cascades this week be aware of a major storm that's expected to dump a lot of snow on the passes. A winter storm warning is in effect for the mountain passes. Snoqualmie and Stevens passes could see 1 to 2 feet of new snow by Thursday night. 2 to 3 feet of snow is expected above 45 hundred feet in the Cascades.

Snow is also expected today along the Hood Canal, the East slopes of the Cascades and the mountains of Eastern Washington.

Call the Town Square Media Les Schwab mountain pass report information line at 834 4151.