Snohomish County declares state of emergency ahead of storm
Last updated 2/7/2019 at Noon
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers has preemptively declared an emergency, effective Friday, Feb. 8, at 8 a.m., as the community braces for what weather experts say may be a pair of powerful winter storms.
Multiple storms bringing heavy snowfall, sub-freezing temperatures and winds gusting up to 45 mph are expected. Snow is forecast to begin sticking on roads by Friday afternoon and another round of harsh weather is expected Monday.
The expected storms are coming on the heels of a strong snow storm that shut down major routes and knocked out power to thousands of homes earlier this we...