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Weather cooperating for holiday travel

Wed., Nov. 25, 2009, 7:27 a.m.

Holiday travelers have a clear route to Western Washington despite recent mountain snow. The roadways on Snoqualmie and Stevens passes are wet, but that’s about it.

As for the weather, temperatures are expected to stay about freezing until Friday night when there’s a 30 percent chance of snow.

Sunshine is expected today with a high in the mid-40s and overnight lows in the mid-30s for Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, according to the National Weather Service. Thanksgiving Day will be in the lower 40s with a 10 percent chance of rain in the morning that increases to 50 percent after sunset.

Friday will be moist with a 70 percent chance of rain before 4 p.m. then a chance of snow as temperatures dip below freezing. If the snow sticks, Saturday’s high of 37 will likely melt it off before, according to the Weather Service. Saturday night is forecast in the upper 20s. Sunday is expected to be cloudy with highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.

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