Shelters Open in Western Washington State Amid Severe Winter Weather

Officials in Washington opened warming centers in Tacoma and other parts of the state as severe winter weather persisted on Wednesday, February 22, local media reported.

Footage captured by Twitter user @GrnLakeGirl shows snow falling across downtown Bellevue on Wednesday morning.

A winter weather advisory was in place for the area throughout the morning, and “below normal” temperatures were likely to continue into March, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: @GrnLakeGirl via Storyful

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