Saturday, 20 April, 2019

Winter Storm Warning - May Want to Change any Travel Plans

Winter storm to hit eastern Idaho this weekend Sacramento Weather: Storm Arriving By Evening Commute, Foothills Could Again See Snow
Jeannette Daniel | 09 February, 2019, 23:38

Weather.us meteorologist Ryan Maue said: "This February in Seattle is going to be remembered for brutal winter weather for many folks not used to it". " ... If heavy snow is falling, there's only so much we can do and it will affect roadways".

And the pattern looks set to continue for Washington State. In the city's Queen Anne neighborhood Friday night, one bus had to bail off its route after it got stuck on a snow-covered street. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency Friday as the region braces for whiteout conditions, whipping winds and frigid air.

"There's a potential for more snow next week", Parker said.

Light snow started early Friday in the northern Cascade foothills and was expected to reach Snohomish County by noon before moving into King County and metro Seattle. "I encourage everyone to stay off the roads if possible and plan ahead if you must travel".

Snow was tapering off in western Washington by mid-morning Saturday, but enjoy the quick break before another system moves in.

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The University of Washington in Seattle said it is suspending operations at 12:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. ET) Friday and all day Saturday. Only drivers collecting or delivering bulk milk products or de-icing road salt from FMCSA locations are exempt, the governor's release said.

Mike Jacobs tweeted that since supermarkets were out of kale thanks to "tiny fluffy balls of icy death", he was going to stay home and guard his supply. "About.5-1" of precipitation is expected in Sacramento with this storm.

Officials have issued a winter storm warning for the Puget Sound region including Seattle.

Seattle's average high at this time is 49 degrees, Brink said. Winds will become gusty out of the South on Saturday.

If that wasn't enough, there's a possibility of more snow for Seattle Sunday into Monday.

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