SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Wenatchee area through 5 p.m. Monday.
Forecasters expect 35 to 45 miles per hour winds with gusts to 60 mph possible, which could cause property damage.
A wind advisory is in effect for other parts of Eastern Washington for 30 to 40 mph winds with gusts to 45, which can cause blowing dust, making driving hazardous.
The cold front has brought the snow level in the Cascades down to around 3,000 feet, and drivers can expect snow Monday morning in the passes.
After the cold blast, forecasters say Washington’s weather will clear and warm by Wednesday with highs in the 70s on both sides of the state into the weekend.