Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region

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This weekend's storm is expected to be larger than the one that brought about 2 inches of powder to Tacoma on Sunday and Monday.

"With the timing of the storm system, travel and schools could be impacted by this storm on Tuesday", Winters added.

Earlier in the week Seattle got snow that caused much of the city to come to a grinding halt.

The National Weather Service has decreased forecast snow totals for Northeastern Minnesota, however, with only a 30 percent chance that Duluth, the Iron Range and most of the North Shore will see 6 inches or more. The snow may then change to ice pellets and freezing rain for a few hours Tuesday before changing back to snow by Tuesday night as colder air arrives in the wake of the low pressure system.

Sunday night will feature clear skies with temperatures in the teens. (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.

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In Washington, about 50,000 people lost power.

If that wasn't enough, there's a possibility of more snow for Seattle Sunday into Monday.

Parts of Seattle were in a complete whiteout on Friday, with one resident captured on camera taking his own selfie against the solid wall of white.

Friday: Cloudy with scattered showers likely in the afternoon.

The northern part of the Olympic Peninsula could receive more than a foot of snow. Roads were slick and authorities urged people to stay home if they could while the snow was at its worst. This view looks south from Northeast 160th Street.

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It says the combination of low pressure, high seas and high tides will lead to localised coastal flooding. There will be a few showers perhaps and it could turn windy but not as windy as today by any means'.

"This is a flawless morning to bundle up and play in the snow, but stay off the roads if possible", Gov. Jay Inslee wrote on Twitter.

Interstate 405 was covered with snow and ice, but vehicles still passed through on Saturday.

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

In Nevada, residents in the Reno-Tahoe area were expecting strong winds Saturday evening but less snow than had been predicted earlier.

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