Three to five inches of snow is possible along the I-405 corridor - bitter cold will create dangerous conditions early next week.
New COVID cases are up 86% from a week ago as the Omicron variant tightens its grip.
Record breaking cold will be dangerous for the unhoused with highs only in the low 20s early next week.
Seattle joins Miami and New York as new COVID cases surge 32% over the weekend.
Trevor Bedford predicts 50 percent of the United States will catch Omicron as official await a tidal wave of new cases.
Seattle will be one of the first cities in the United States to face the full force of the Omicron COVID variant.
Dr. Lindquist says, "This does not bode well to have an event this early with Omicron in Washington state."
Cases are holding steady in Washington while leaders in Europe express growing concern over rapidly increasing hospitalizations.
A new study found that Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines perform poorly without a booster.
Heavy rain and strong winds in the eastern lowlands and up to 18 inches of snow in the mountain passes.