Snow to arrive late Sunday in DC, could impact Monday morning commute

Snow collects on rental bikes parked outside of a library during a storm on Feb. 8 2019 in Seattle Washington

Snow collects on rental bikes parked outside of a library during a storm on Feb. 8 2019 in Seattle Washington

Pacific Northwest residents who are more accustomed to rain than snow were digging out from a winter storm and bracing for more on Sunday.

McHenry County will be under a winter weather advisory starting at 9 p.m. Monday and lasting until 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

This is again a light and fluffy snow that will lead to higher snowfall totals than typical with a limited amount of moisture.

The storm's broad nature will bring snow, ice and slippery travel to much of the Northeast during the same time frame.

Sunday, Feb. 10 will be mostly sunny, with a high in the mid 30s but wind -chill values between 15 and 25.

The National Weather Service is predicting southern Minnesota will be visited by another snow storm on Sunday and that could be followed by a major storm early next week. The weather service said that was colder than the Arctic coast or North Slope of Alaska.

In Portland, a tanker truck slid into a sport-utility vehicle on an interchange between Interstates 5 and 84 on Saturday, blocking the ramp for hours.

Other parts of the country were also wrestling with hard weather.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the storm. A California man died in rough waters off of Maui on Friday, Hawaii News Now reported. Around 50,000 people lost power.

An expansive winter storm will take shape across the northern Plains on Monday afternoon, according to AccuWeather Storm Warning Meteorologist Billy Clark.

Autumn Sang was at a mobbed grocery store in Tualatin, Oregon, on February 8 stocking up for the coming storm for herself and her neighbor, who is disabled and doesn't have a vehicle.

Sang said she had never seen the store so crowded.

But more snow was possible for the region by midweek, the report said.

Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way. It's like, 'Use your brain!