More snow likely for storm-buried Pacific Northwest

More snow likely for storm-buried Pacific Northwest

In Nevada, residents in the Reno-Tahoe area were expecting strong winds Saturday evening but less snow than had been predicted earlier. However, if ice develops, crews would likely have limited ability to improve driving conditions, so drivers should carefully monitor the weather and use caution if traveling in the early morning hours on Sunday.

Snow is forecast to transition to an icy mix in this corridor from late Monday through Monday night.

Seattle schools will be closed Monday. A third round of snow is possible on Thursday.

Snow is expected to begin falling after 6 p.m. Monday and by sunrise Tuesday, over four inches of snow could be a result in many areas, according to Yuhas.

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.

Temperatures will be a couple degrees warmer around the Flint area Monday night and Tuesday, so about 4 inches of snow is expected.


The heaviest snow is expected to come Tuesday morning and afternoon, potentially making travel hard across much of northern Wisconsin, the Weather Service said.

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.

Autumn Sang was at a mobbed grocery store in Tualatin, Oregon, on Friday stocking up for the coming storm for herself and her neighbor, who is disabled and doesn't have a vehicle.

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Washington's Seattle-Tacoma and Portland International airports in recent days.

Snow is expected to fall and create slippery conditions from Bismarck, North Dakota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Minneapolis; Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Madison, Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wisconsin; and Traverse City and Marquette, Michigan. Cars are pictured driving on snow and ice on Interstate 405 approaching Kirkland, Washington, on Saturday.

Light snow started to make its way into the interior lowlands in the late afternoon, the weather service said.

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