Includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho
Fair weather becomes unsettled in the early days of the month, improving in time for the Christmas holiday. Showers along the coast will close out 2013.
The New Year will bring clouds with a few showers, and rainy, cloud-filled skies will dominate for the next two months, bringing only occasional short-lived periods of snow. Look for a significant storm along the pacific Coast in early March, followed by another a week later. Conditions should turn fairer, but chilly, in time for the spring equinox.