Despite the horrible winter, and following heavy rain and crummy weather, Oregon and Washington officials say there's no reason to extend the studded tire season any longer. The same for our state, according to the WSDOT.
The winter of 2016-2017 has been epic as far as weather goes above average snow fall and rain and rapid snow melt has made Snoqualmie Falls show mother natures full fury! I shot this video March 18th 2017.
One of the harshest winters in years has destroyed or damaged many Benton County roads, some are closed short-term, several probably won't be fixed for months. For those who don't travel into the outlying areas, these pictures are the first visuals of just how hard nature has been.