File photo

File photo

Snow on Christmas Eve? | King County weather report Dec. 18-24

King County and the Puget Sound region could see snow by Christmas Eve, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s the forecast for the Seattle area:

Saturday, Dec. 18: Rain. High near 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. On Saturday night, rain. Low around 38. East northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday, Dec. 19: A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 9 mph. On Sunday night, a chance of rain before 1 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Monday, Dec. 20: Rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%. On Monday night, rain likely, mainly before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Tuesday, Dec. 21: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. On Tuesday night, a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Wednesday, Dec. 22: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 44. On Wednesday night, rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Thursday, Dec. 23: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. On Thursday night, rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Friday, Dec. 24: Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 41.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.
King County identifies first presumptive monkeypox case

The illness is not as easily transmitted compared to COVID-19, according to health officer.

This screenshot from Auburn Police Department bodycam footage shows an officer about to fire his weapon and kill dog on May 13, 2022.
Auburn police shoot dog, and owner claims it wasn’t justified

See videos of attack as well as bodycam footage of officer firing at dog.

File photo.
King County Council approves creation of Cannabis Safety Taskforce amid rash of dispensary robberies

The multi-agency task force will cooperate to find ways to improve safety in the cash-only industry.

File photo.
Renton man pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from hair salon robbery in Seattle

Investigators say the man stole $55,000 worth of jewerly and property from someone inside the salon.

U.S. Department of Justice logo.
Renton man sentenced for killing of woman in Olympic National Forest

Authorities say the he brutally beat to death the California woman who he was having an affair with.

Screenshot from
Registration is open for 7th Annual Renton Career Fair

The event will be held at Renton Technical College on June 3.

Screenshot from ORCA website
New ORCA system launches for regional transit across the Puget Sound

Overhaul includes new website, mobile application and digital business account manager.

Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.
JUDGED BY XII (Episode 4): Foster mom wants accountability in Auburn cop’s upcoming murder trial

Special podcast series explores Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s role in the death of Jesse Sarey.

Diane Renee Erdmann and Bernard Ross Hansen. Photos courtesy of FBI
FBI arrests Auburn couple after 11-day manhunt

The couple was previously convicted for fraud and skipped sentencing on April 29.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
Dozens of King County Sheriff’s Office employees left jobs instead of getting vaccinated

This added on to the existing number of vacancies in the department.