More storms in store for snow-socked Pacific Northwest

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The transition from snow to wintry mix to rain should occur between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The storm system is expected to leave the region by Wednesday. All snow is expected, with strong wind gusts in excess of 40 miles per hour leading to areas of blowing snow and at times zero visibility. There could also be new ice accumulation of less than 0.1 of an inch possible.

Wednesday and most of Thursday are quiet again but another winter storm is possible Thursday night and into Friday.

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.

Q13 morning meteorologist M.J. McDermott says if the temperatures do drop and the snow turns to freezing rain, road conditions could be more unsafe than a snow-only event.

There is a winter weather advisory in effect for parts of Northeast Ohio.

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Starting early Tuesday, we will have snow and sleet switching to freezing rain, especially south of M-59. Plan on a slow Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon commute.

The snowstorm, which started moving through the area around noon, should bring less than an inch of accumulation, according to the National Weather Service.

-Winter Storm Watch from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday for western Passaic County.

Jack Sillin, of the weather.us blog, outlined exactly how much snow Seattle may expect to see in the next week. The exception will be towards the Iowa border where temperatures could stay colder.

In Seattle, where such snow is a rarity, residents cleared out grocery store shelves and left work early Friday afternoon as the storm arrived.

Dan Zarrow is Chief Meteorologist for Townsquare Media New Jersey.

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