More snow likely for storm-buried Pacific Northwest

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

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

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.

In a Hazardous Weather Statement reissued on Sunday morning for Tuesday for southeast NY, southern CT and northeast New Jersey, saying, "A wintry mix of precipitation, which may begin as early as late Monday night, is expected Tuesday and Tuesday night".

For Sunday, KIRO 7's Morgan Palmer predicts a "quick-hitting weaker system", with a couple of inches of snow in south Seattle.

Temperatures were in the teens or single digits.

Some areas received more than a foot of snow, and meteorologists say more is on the way early next week. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) It's a tall order as Michael Delbridge, left, Dre Spliffman and three other friends gathering more material construct a snowman beneath Hammering Man in front of the Seattle Art Museum in Washington on Feb 9, 2019. The weather service said that was colder than the Arctic coast or North Slope of Alaska.

A third round of snow is possible on Thursday.

Snow continued in Western Washington on Saturday, and experts warn of even more to come on Tuesday.

"Snow conditions are worsening minute to minute, so don't expect travel conditions to improve", the Grant County, Wash., sheriff's office wrote. As many as 50 housing structures were damaged near Yosemite National Park by toppled trees during a snowstorm.

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency, saying everyone in the state should focus on staying safe.

Elsewhere, more than 148,000 customers were without electricity in MI following days of freezing rain. A 59-year-old man died February 7 from exposure at a Seattle light rail station.

"I love it. I'm excited about it", she said of the snow.

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