There is a winter storm warning in effect beginning at noon PST for portions of northwest and west central Washington, including Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, Bremerton, Bellevue, North Bend, Redmond, Kent, Port Angeles, Sequim, Oak Harbor, and Mount Vernon, according to the NWS.
Many businesses closed early so workers could get home. The San Juans and the Northern Interior could see one to four inches of snow with wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour.
In California, more than 120 visitors and staff members were rescued after being snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days.
"Everybody is going to get a good bit of snow", Parker said.
Crews had to travel by snowmobile to get to the lodge in mountains east of Fresno.
More rain and snow are ahead for your weekend. The Consumers Energy utility said power would be restored by late Sunday.
Another round of snow hit Washington state this week, leaving officials scrambling to get people off the streets and the governor declaring a state of emergency.
Drivers are being advised to expect a longer commute than normal.
Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing until Monday afternoon, Brink said, with the forecast high expected to hit 35 degrees.
"Use light rail if you are in Seattle". More active weather is projected to continue through next week. Even more snow was expected to fall Friday into Saturday so residents should be sure to keep tabs on the storm and heed any warnings from authorities in the area. The city averages less than an inch of snow in February.
Autumn Sang was at a mobbed grocery store in Tualatin, Oregon, on Friday stocking up for the coming storm for herself and her neighbor, who is disabled and doesn't have a vehicle.