More snowfall begins in Pacific Northwest


Monday: Snow, freezing rain and sleet will head in before 10 a.m., then more will continue between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

"Rush hour during the morning Tuesday as well as later that night will be very hard and slow due to another heavy snowfall", Yuhas said.

- Sunday will start off with sunshine but will transition to clouds by the afternoon before some messy winter weather arrives.

Snowfall from Sunday and Monday lingered into the week as below-freezing temperatures gripped the area.

Driving conditions could be hard for your Monday morning commute as areas north of Baltimore could see several inches of snow.

The weather will be quiet for only a little while as another round of snow is expected Monday night.

The region, more used to rain than extreme wintry conditions, has been hit by a series of wintry storm systems.

"Plan on 4"+ north and west of Boston, less than 4" south of Boston, and 3-4" in the city before the changeover.

Snow today changes over to rain tonight as warmer air arrives above the ground.

This is again a light and fluffy snow that will lead to higher snowfall totals than typical with a limited amount of moisture.

Stretches of interstates 29, 35, 80, 90 and 94 are expected to be hard and risky to travel on during the height of the storm. As our east winds ramp up, they push clouds away from us and up against the eastern side of the Olympic Mountain Range and wring out snow.

The chance of precipitation is around 80 percent. Inslee declared a state of emergency over the storm.

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Residents in Portland and Seattle, two cities where rain is more common than snow in the winter, emptied grocery store shelves and waited in long lines to buy shovels and de-icer.

South Sound could see a sleet-snow-freezing rain mix late Monday night into Tuesday.

Stay tuned for updates regarding both weather systems.