Snow to arrive late Sunday in DC, could impact Monday morning commute

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

There can be a rapid freeze-up in the lower Ohio Valley later Tuesday as temperatures plunge behind the rain, causing any lingering wet areas to turn to ice.

- Sunday will start off with sunshine but will transition to clouds by the afternoon before some messy winter weather arrives.

When all is said and done, parts of the area will be shoveling a good amount of snow, especially north of the Quad Cities where as much as 6 inches is possible near Galena and Monticello. "The current forecast calls for a large area of 5-9" total snowfall which would be for most of the area, while far northern counties and western counties, over towards the Twin Cities may get a bit less, more likely 3-6".

In Seattle, officials urged people to stay off the roads as traffic slowed to a standstill in some places because of the snow.

The daytime high should reach 32 degrees before temperatures drop 4 degrees at night, the weather service said.

An unusually powerful winter storm dropped over six inches on the Pacific Northwest city February 9 - a "new daily record" according to the National Weather Service, which also happens to report that more snow is on the way. Severe snow drifts shut down Interstate 90 and other roads in central Washington.

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued until noon Sunday for a variety of winter weather conditions across Mid-Missouri, such as snow, blowing snow, sleet or freezing drizzle and rain.

An expansive winter storm will take shape across the northern Plains on Monday afternoon, according to AccuWeather Storm Warning Meteorologist Billy Clark.

Snow was expected to push into the Puget Sound area later Sunday afternoon and continue into the early overnight hours, the weather service said.

About 200 flights were cancelled at Seattle-Tacoma and Portland global airports Saturday, roughly matching the number of Friday cancellations.

In Tualatin, Ore., resident Autumn Sang was mobbed during a visit to a grocery store to stock up on supplies. The storm will then wind down Tuesday evening with any snow coming to an end before midnight Wednesday.

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