Officially, Sea Tac Airport, which is only about 400 feet above sea level, received a storm totaling 2.7 inches of snow.
But Monday's storm may soon seem like a feather duster after a blizzard made the region even bigger from Friday to Saturday.
The amount of snowfall in the Seattle area [1
9659006] Click to See More Maps and Predictive Models Measurement on Monday The last time Seattle had at least 8 inches of snow at an event was in February 1990, when 9.8 inches fell over two days a meter of snow falling, this would be the first time in five decades, in Seattle since 1894 there were only seven different snow events, which summed up a foot or more.
The Time of Snow in the Seattle Metro
- The snowfall begins north of Seattle on Friday morning, with 10 inches or more possible on the northern slopes of the Olympic Games.
- In the afternoon snow will reach the metro area
- The snow will continue until Saturday and decrease from Saturday evening to Sunday morning.
Cold and strong winds are further threats to this storm.
The expected winds can cause storms and snow cover, as well as power lines and trees. The gusts of wind in the Greater Seattle could reach between 20 and 30 km / h, while the northern Puget Sound and the Olympic Games could see gusts of 60 km / h.
Temperatures will fall below freezing Friday night and will not go down more than 32 degrees by Sunday.
These temperatures, along with the wind, may give the impression of being on Saturdays in the Seattle area.
If that was not enough, there could be more snow for Seattle Sunday through Monday.