Winter is normally cold, but tundra-like temperatures are soon poised to deliver a rare and potentially dangerous sledgehammer blow to much of the Midwest, driving temperatures so far below zero that records will shatter.
Plunge yourself into 2013 by participating (or observing!) one of these “cool” New Year’s Day events around the Sound! Bring some warm clothes and get ready for icy fun!
Forecasters say the cold front will deliver a significant amount of rain Monday in Western Washington, and it could stick around most of the week.
Two drop-in emergency shelters in Bellevue are open for those needing shelter in light of cold temperatures and a potential winter storm.
A major snowstorm is expected to hit Washington state Wednesday, piling between six to 12 inches of snow in Seattle and other lowland areas of western Washington, the National Weather Service said Monday.
And a few school districts are already announcing delays for Tuesday, January 17.