Saturday, 23 February, 2019

Winter weather advisory in effect until 9 pm Sunday

So it snowed in Seattle, and the dogs are loving it Winter Snow Storm Wallops Pacific Northwest; Washington Declares State of Emergency
Melinda Barton | 11 February, 2019, 03:46

"This is a ideal morning to bundle up and play in the snow, but stay off the roads if possible", he tweeted Saturday.

More than a foot of snow (30.5 cm) was recorded by Saturday morning on the Olympic Peninsula.

Snow is forecast to transition to an icy mix in this corridor from late Monday through Monday night.

The large group of people participated in a public snowball fight on Saturday at Wright Park in Tacoma, Washington.

The District may get a little trace amount of snow accumulating but it'll all get washed away as we switch over to rain Monday morning.

Residents cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early Friday afternoon, February 8, as the storm arrived.

Snow is expected to fall and create slippery conditions from Bismarck, North Dakota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Minneapolis; Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Madison, Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wisconsin; and Traverse City and Marquette, Michigan. As many as 50 housing structures were damaged near Yosemite National Park by toppled trees during a snowstorm.

Elsewhere, more than 148,000 customers lost power in MI following days of freezing rain.

Temperatures on Sunday will be in the upper 30s to low 40s but winter precipitation arrives late Sunday evening into the overnight. As of right now, you should prepare for significant impacts to travel by Monday night and especially into much of Tuesday. A 59-year-old man died Thursday from exposure to frigid temperatures at a Seattle light rail station. That hasn't stopped Seattle's dogs from making the most of the surprise snow day.

Autumn Sang was at a mobbed grocery store in Tualatin, Oregon, on Friday stocking up for the coming storm for herself and her neighbor, who is disabled and doesn't have a vehicle.

"I love it. I'm excited about it", she said of the snow.

But more snow was possible for the region by midweek, the report said. It's like, 'Use your brain!