Skiing and Snowboarding http://www.kplu.org en Mass: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds And Snow In The Mountains This Weekend http://www.kplu.org/post/mass-heavy-rain-strong-winds-and-snow-mountains-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend will bring heavy rain, strong winds and snow in the mountains, says </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p>“You can expect everything this weekend,” said Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:00:51 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 12461 at http://www.kplu.org Mass: Heavy Rain, Strong Winds And Snow In The Mountains This Weekend Mass: Worst Is Over With Snow; Don't Count On White Christmas http://www.kplu.org/post/mass-worst-over-snow-dont-count-white-christmas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most of the snow fell overnight while western Washington slept, and "the worst is over," says&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;weather expert Cliff Mass. The metropolitan area of Seattle saw&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">¾-inch</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to 3 inches of snow while areas north of the city saw more.</span></p><p>“But for most people, they’ve seen the bulk of what they’re going to get," said Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:10:52 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 11926 at http://www.kplu.org Mass: Worst Is Over With Snow; Don't Count On White Christmas Air bag becoming standard equipment for skiers http://www.kplu.org/post/air-bag-becoming-standard-equipment-skiers <p>The air bag credited with saving a woman from an avalanche at Stevens Pass is starting to become standard equipment for back country skiers in the Northwest. The expert skiers who seek the thrill of more remote areas are no strangers to signs of avalanches.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:26:30 +0000 Jessica Robinson 4208 at http://www.kplu.org Air bag becoming standard equipment for skiers Skiers and snowboarders digging all the snow http://www.kplu.org/post/skiers-and-snowboarders-digging-all-snow <P>Maybe you don't ski or snowboard, or even particularly like the snow. But there's so much enjoyment from watching the beautiful images captured by Herald of Everett reporters on Wednesday.&nbsp; It was opening day at Stevens Pass. Thu, 02 Dec 2010 22:48:38 +0000 Gary Davis 262 at http://www.kplu.org Skiers and snowboarders digging all the snow