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Snowy in Seattle: Winter storm snarls traffic; colder temperatures to bring icy roads

People push a car uphill next to a bus, Jan. 15, in Seattle, Wash. Several inches of snow fell quickly Sunday morning, snarling traffic and clogging roadways.

KING 5 reports:

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. tonight for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area. Overnight low temperatures will fall to the mid 20s to low 30s.

Heavy snow began falling on downtown Seattle just after noon and continued for more than an hour, making travel difficult. Traffic slowed to a crawl on Interstate 5 and several buses got stuck on slick ramps.

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Pedestrians walk across a hill in Seattle, Wash., during a snowstorm, Jan. 15. Several inches of snow fell quickly Sunday morning, snarling traffic and clogging roadways.

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Snow accumulates on the branches of trees below the Space Needle in Seattle, Wash., after heavy snowfall in the Puget Sound region, Jan. 15.