Tuesday afternoon in the central west region of Washington, which includes Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.
Snow is expected to fall snow all day Monday before being exposed to potentially freezing rain, rain or sleet, the weather service said.
The South Washington Cascades can see up to 36 inches of snow by Monday night until Tuesday morning, as a winter storm warning remains in effect, the weather service said.
At the end of the tunnel, however, a light shines. In the middle of the week, CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri said it could gradually get warmer with a few sunburns.
Travel almost "impossible"
Travel in the western parts of the state could be "very difficult to impossible". Monday with snowy roads and limited visibility, the National Weather Service said.
The Washington Department of Transportation urged drivers to slow down late on Sunday after a state patrol car was pushed into a second patrol car on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley. A soldier was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, Trooper J. Sevigney, a Washington State Patrol spokesman on Twitter.
The travel conditions are dangerous since Saturday in the state. The conditions of Blizzard left hundreds of drivers at the weekend on a highway in Washington.
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which has dropped a record amount of snow this weekend, is open. However, it is recommended to check in for canceled airline flights and the airport warns that checkpoint delays may be longer. More than 200 flights in or out of Seattle-Tacoma were canceled on Monday.
Public schools in Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia have canceled classes on Monday. The legislator said that he will also take the day off and cancel all scheduled committee hearings.
Moderate Snow in the Midwest
Elsewhere, it is expected that light snow and a "stained frosty diesel" will be sprayed According to the National Weather Service on Monday in Illinois, slippery driving conditions and limited visibility are ensured ,
"With wind forecasts of 20 to 30 km / h, the visibility in Northern Iowa and Illinois is reduced to less than half a mile due to the blowing and driving snow in the region," said Javaheri.
Cities such as Des Moines and Cedar Rapids can be covered with up to 8 inches of snow, while in Chicago Monday through Tuesday mornings, up to 2 inches of snow are expected, according to Javaheri.