A powerful winter storm in the Pacific Northwest is taking the region by surprise, with bitter temperatures and extensive snowfall prompting a state of emergency in Washington state. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared the emergency on Friday, saying residents should limit time outside and stay off the roads. "Weather forecasters predict this may be a storm unlike one we've seen in many years," Inslee said in a statement . More than 200 flights at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were canceled on Friday, and more than 300 were delayed according to the flight tracking website FlightAware . As of Saturday morning, more than 7 inches of snow had fallen at Sea-Tac airport. It's an occurrence Meteorologist Marc Chenard of the Weather Prediction...
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Seattle's Unusually Frigid Temperatures And Heavy Snowfall To Stretch Into The Week