Snow expected in Cascades

Snow is on the way in the mountain passes and already in southwest Washsington.

An expected storm hit Portland, Ore., on Wednesday has caused officials to issue a storm watch for the Washington Cascades.

Clark County, Wash., and Portland received up to 4 inches of snow Wednesday, making driving difficult there.

The storm watch here is through late Thursday. Heavy snow is expected in the Cascades this morning with 6 to 12 inches expected there.

Snow levels will start around 2,000 feet Thursday morning and rise to over 5,000 feet on Thursday night.

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