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The last couple of days may not have been sunny and warm, but it provided a break in the snow. Now, the break’s over. The snow is turning to rain and the icy roads will become slushy.

The Anacortes weather forecast for Christmas Eve calls for temperatures slightly above freezing with snow or rain showers off and on. The temperature is forecast to drop to 32 or so tonight.

The official weather service forecast for Anacortes for Christmas Day calls for rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

It should warm up a bit Friday and this weekend with rain in the forecast.

Merry Christmas

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given


379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times