The city averages less than an inch of snow in February.
The taller mountains, including the Bogus Basin ski area, are going to get buried, so be prepared for winter driving conditions and limited visibility.
A warning to travelers in Owyhee County and southern Twin Falls County: On Saturday night and Sunday morning, wind gusts of 20 to 35 miles per hour could cause blowing snow and affect visibility, forecasters say.
"It could be really challenging". It's the second most snow recorded in the area in a day for the past 20 years - and more is still to come. Only drivers collecting or delivering bulk milk products or de-icing road salt from FMCSA locations are exempt, the governor said. "About.5-1" of precipitation is expected in Sacramento with this storm.
Temperatures will drop below freezing Friday night and won't get back above 32 degrees until Sunday. Winds will become gusty out of the South on Saturday.
Palmer agrees with Mass on next week's possible storm, calling for a "potentially significant" snow storm Monday afternoon through Tuesday, with "major accumulation".
"With the snowstorm on its way into Tacoma, my biggest priority is making sure everyone stays safe - and that's why we've made a decision to postpone my tour event to March 24th, "Obama tweeted".
Several school districts in the Seattle metropolitan area are closing early Friday because of the threat of winter weather.
Marquise Lyons, left, and stepfather Curtis Black make their way down a closed snow-covered residential street January 18, 2012, in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. "But as the snowfall increased, it was determined that roads were too challenging with ice and snow", spokesman Tim Robinson said in an email.
More rain and snow are ahead for your weekend.
A slew of outbound and incoming flights were canceled at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Port of Seattle said.