Looks like washington is going to have a good year, and El Nino is going to be a good thing for us. Take a look at this. Looks like we might have a early november opener. Early-mid november looks promising. (remember that these forcasts are for low lying elevations like seattle, so the mountains are going ot be wayyyy colder. So all the rain and cool weather down there means, snow and cold weather up there.
OCTOBER 2009: temperature 55° (1° above avg.); precipitation 2" (1" below avg.); Oct 1-5: Rain, then sunny, warm; Oct 6-9: Rain, cool; Oct 10-16: Sunny, seasonable; Oct 17-21: Scattered showers, seasonable; Oct 22-28: Rainy periods, seasonable; Oct 29-31: Misty, cool.
NOVEMBER 2009: temperature 46.5° (0.5° below avg.); precipitation 7.5" (1" above avg.); Nov 1-5: Stormy, heavy rain, cool; Nov 6-14: Wet snow, then sunny, cold; Nov 15-18: Heavy rain, mild; Nov 19-21: Rain and snow, cold; Nov 22-24: Heavy rain, mild; Nov 25-30: Mist and showers, seasonable
Winter temperatures and precipitation will be near normal, on average, with above-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will occur in early to mid- and late December, mid-January, and early to mid-February, with the snowiest periods in mid-December, early January, and mid-February.