Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday

Cars trucks and a lone cyclist make their way in the snow on Capitol Way in Olympia Friday

Snow began falling north of Seattle with some areas recording 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow before it made its way south and enveloped the city. She wasn't fazed by the forecast of more snow on its way.

The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year.

About 50,000 residents are said to have lost power across the state, USA media report.

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued until noon Sunday for a variety of winter weather conditions across Mid-Missouri, such as snow, blowing snow, sleet or freezing drizzle and rain.

Meanwhile, cold temperatures are expected in the region overnight Saturday, with temperatures dropping to 15-20 degrees and the wind chill in the single digits.

A worker walks across a snow-covered parking lot, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.

The National Weather Service said gusts hit 40 miles per hour (64 kph) in some areas, and authorities said residents on the islands' north shores should be prepared for coastal flooding.

Fatal airbag recall = 1.7 m
The airbags, made by Japanese company Takata, feature an inflator that uses explosives to quickly pump up the bag during a crash. Between Subaru , Tesla , B-M-W, Volkswagen , Daimler vans , Mercedes , and Ferrari it's for more than 1.7 million vehicles.

In Tacoma, hundreds of people turned out for a snowball fight in a park after someone who lives nearby suggested it on Facebook.

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

But it wasn't all fun and games for the people scheduled on the hundreds of flights that were canceled in Seattle and Portland over the weekend.

Another was pictured walking along the waterfront in Seattle, with what looked like a solid wall of white behind her.

He has encouraged residents to stay off the roads. Inslee declared a state of emergency over the storm. This view looks south from Northeast 160th Street. Heavy snow did do some damage in Yosemite National Park, where they got up to two feet in some areas. In the central part of the state, snow drifts blocked roads and forced the closure of US 2 and Interstate 90, in addition to causing multiple auto crashes.

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

The rest of the week could likely be wet as well, with a chance of rain Wednesday morning and more likely all day Friday and Saturday, according to the weather service.

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