Winter weather forecasted to strike again Tuesday


In Seattle, snowfall from Sunday and Monday lingered into the week as below-freezing temperatures gripped the area.

Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way.

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

Snow emergencies have already been declared for some Metro cities.

Stock up on groceries: The Seattle area could get 5 to 8 inches of snow starting Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service's forecast.

At 10 p.m., we've got a High Wind Warning for areas up north. Gusts between 50-60 miles per hour can make it dangerously cold and lead to blowing snow.

Some cities within the region are expected to see as much as three feet of total accumulation through Tuesday, before multiple winter systems pass over the area.

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Maya will head to the Plains and Midwest Monday, where heavy snow is expected to accumulate across the northern Plains and upper Midwest.

"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.

Seattle police tweeted that additional resources have been dedicated to getting the homeless community into warm shelters.

If it takes a shift toward the north, parts of central Iowa could end up with less snow and more freezing rain/sleet. Hawaii News Now reported that the surf was forecast to top out at 60 feet (18 metres) on Sunday. A 59-year-old man died February 7 from exposure at a Seattle light rail station.

Pacific Northwest residents who are more accustomed to rain than snow are digging out from a winter storm and bracing for more.

"I love it. I'm excited about it", she said of the snow. She grew up in southern OR, where snow is more common, and wasn't fazed by the forecast. "If you don't have to go out, don't go out'".

But more snow was possible for the region by midweek, the report said.