Freezing rain to hit Chicago area Sunday night

So it snowed in Seattle, and the dogs are loving it

Winter Snow Storm Wallops Pacific Northwest; Washington Declares State of Emergency

Clouds will be moving into our area Sunday evening eventually giving way to a winter snow/rain mix around midnight.

He also adds that "blowing snow will be a factor Tuesday afternoon in open areas".

State Highway officials have crews standing by and have already pre-treated most of the major roadways in anticipation of this potential snowfall.

The sun was out but the National Weather Service said snow would return late in the afternoon into the evening across the Northwest.

In central Washington, blowing snow and drifts 3 to 4 feet deep forced the closure of USA 2 and Interstate 90. Highs in the low 40s, lows in the low 30s.

The chance of precipitation is 90 percent. In Seattle, snowfall from February 3 and 4 lingered into the week as below-freezing temperatures gripped the area. The snow may then change to ice pellets and freezing rain for a few hours Tuesday before changing back to snow by Tuesday night as colder air arrives in the wake of the low pressure system. Starting Monday afternoon through Tuesday mid/late afternoon, the region will be underneath not only breezy conditions but also snowy conditions as well with the heaviest snow expected to fall Monday night through Tuesday morning.

The District may get a little trace amount of snow accumulating but it'll all get washed away as we switch over to rain Monday morning. Lighter snow will continue overnight as the low pushes northeast into IL.

The daytime high should reach 32 degrees before temperatures drop 4 degrees at night, the weather service said. East wind will be at 7 to 10 miles per hour. In these locations, up to an inch of snow/sleet is possible, followed by a tenth to two-tenths of an inch of ice.

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

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.

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