Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region

  • Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region

Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region

It was 9 degrees Fahrenheit in Arlington, Washington early on Sunday. "This is a ideal morning to bundle up and play in the snow, but stay off the roads if possible", he tweeted Saturday. Whether that will mean plowable snow or just a mess of wintry mix, sleet, or freezing rain, is still unclear.

Slippery travel was already being reported across Missouri due to freezing rain on Sunday morning. "Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday", said a Sunday morning Environment Canada news release.

The Midwest and Northeast will only have a little break between snow events.

Another winter storm was on the way to the region. Snow and ice pellets are expected to arrive late Monday night.

Climate scientist Cliff Mass warns of a storm bigger than anything we've seen this week for Tuesday, labeling it "the Big Kahuna of snow".

Heavy snow will spread into northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Tuesday into Tuesday night. According to AccuWeather.com, there is now a 47 percent chance of 3 to 6 inches of accumulation in the area, a 40 percent chance of between 1 and 3 inches and a 3 percent chance of 6 to 10 inches of snowfall. Inslee declared a state of emergency over the storm.

The snow will be winding down early this evening and ending. She grew up in southern OR, where snow is more common, and wasn't fazed by the forecast.

Seattle has a website dedicated to the snow storm with information on the city's response.

Download the free AccuWeather app to see exactly what to expect in your area.

In the Pacific Northwest, an unusual snow dump forced the cancellation of more than 200 flights in Seattle and Portland but also had residents celebrating with skis and sleds after more than a foot of snow fell in some areas in a region more accustomed to rain.

Meanwhile, enough rain may fall to aggravate the flooding situation from Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky, to the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

Precipitation will turn back to snow Tuesday night as colder air returns in the wake of the low pressure system.

The Central states will then have to brace for yet another winter storm at late week.