Special weather statement calls for mixed bag of weather on Wednesday

Kylie Silvia 7 of Sedro-Woolley Wash. slides down a hill Feb. 9 2019 at the Northern State Recreation Area while being chased by Atlas one of the two family dogs

Kylie Silvia 7 of Sedro-Woolley Wash. slides down a hill Feb. 9 2019 at the Northern State Recreation Area while being chased by Atlas one of the two family dogs

That period of sleet and freezing rain lasts throughout the morning and into the early afternoon before a transition to plain rain takes over for the rest of Tuesday afternoon.

After a break in the precipitation Sunday afternoon, the NWS predicts a second round of wintry weather will affect the region Sunday night into Monday with freezing rain, sleet and snow.

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. The evening commute will be highly impacted.

The service said commuters should "prepare accordingly and plan on slippery road conditions and reductions to visibility". "Again, the snow gets here late tonight with 1-2" on the ground by Tuesday morning.

Precipitation is expected to start in Western Massachusetts around noon on Tuesday, beginning in Boston around 3 p.m.




A few inches of snow is possible, especially inland. The storm will be developing in the Southern Plains early today, tracking up to the northeast to near Chicago and then into MI by Tuesday night. That temperature is expected to persist into Tuesday morning before going up to feel like - 9 Tuesday afternoon. For the winter so far, 64.2 inches have fallen, about 7 inches more than normal, according to Weather Service records.

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

This is the latest information we have on this next winter storm and we will continue to provide updates right here on weau.com and of course on all of our WEAU 13 News segments through the day. Hazardous travel expected during this time frame! The exception will be towards the Iowa border where temperatures could stay colder.

SEATTLE-Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighborhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets February 9 to celebrate an unusual dump of snow in a region more accustomed to winter rain.

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