Published: Mon, February 11, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals

The weather will be quiet for only a little while as another round of snow is expected Monday night.

In these areas, there can be 6-12 inches of snow with an AccuWeather Local StormMax™ of 18 inches.

Children sled on a hill in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood after a large storm blanketed the city with snow on February 9, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.

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

Elsewhere, more than 148,000 customers were without electricity in MI following days of freezing rain.

It looks like students could be in for more snow days this week. The Consumers Energy utility said power would be restored by late Sunday.

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.

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About 200 flights were cancelled at Seattle-Tacoma and Portland worldwide airports Saturday, roughly matching the number of Friday cancellations. A 59-year-old man died Thursday from exposure to frigid temperatures at a Seattle light rail station.

"This is an extreme weather event, and offering shelter is the most important thing we can do right now", he said.

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.

At this point, a storm system lifting toward Minnesota from the south is forecast to drop another 2 to 4 inches of snow on southeastern Minnesota on Sunday.

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. She grew up in southern OR, where snow is more common, and wasn't fazed by the forecast.

But more snow was possible for the region by midweek, the report said.

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