Two more ‘significant’ winter storms headed for western Washington

Frederick Owens
February 11, 2019

There could be periods of heavy snow during this period, creating low visibility and slippery conditions for the afternoon/evening commute on Tuesday.

NEW: As of Sunday morning, the National Weather Service was also warning for the possibility of freezing rain and sleet with Monday's storm that will be pulling in some warmer air with the precipitation.

The daytime high should reach 32 degrees before temperatures drop 4 degrees at night, the weather service said.

The next storm will approach the region by the end of the week.

Word of the friendly battle spread on social media on Friday night and Saturday, as a winter storm that blanketed Washington state with snow moved south into Oregon. According to him, parts of the region could be measuring snow in feet by then.

After the snow pushes through area, the city and surrounding suburbs could see a few rounds of freezing drizzle before the start of the work week, the weather services said in a hazardous weather outlook.

Stretches of interstates 29, 35, 80, 90 and 94 are expected to be hard and unsafe to travel on during the height of the storm.

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The snow will be winding down early this evening and ending.

The chance of precipitation is around 80 percent.

Seattle has a website dedicated to the snow storm with information on the city's response.

Download the free AccuWeather app to see exactly what to expect in your area.

The service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for most of MA during that time.

Between five and 15 centimetres of snow and ice pellets are expected to accumulate in some areas, along with ice buildup from freezing rain.

A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation's latest bout with winter weather.

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