Seattle gets a rare snow day

CaptionCloseA Jeep heads north on First Avenue West in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood on Monday morning.A Jeep heads north on First Avenue West in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood on Monday morning.A couple walks with dogs down 36th Avenue SW in West...

Seattle gets a rare snow day

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A Jeep heads north on First Avenue West in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood on Monday morning.

A Jeep heads north on First Avenue West in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood on Monday morning.

A couple walks with dogs down 36th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

A couple walks with dogs down 36th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work

Two people with dogs cross 35th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

Two people with dogs cross 35th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for

The House family shovels snow in front of their house in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

The House family shovels snow in front of their house in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty

The House family shovels snow in front of their house in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

The House family shovels snow in front of their house in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty

A car drives slowly down 36th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

A car drives slowly down 36th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for

Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks.

A man walks south through the snow along 35th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks. Daniel DeMay/Seattlepi.com

A man walks south through the snow along 35th Avenue SW in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and

The number 21 Metro bus heads north along 35th Avenue SW Monday morning, chained up for traction in the snowy weather. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks. Daniel DeMay/Seattlepi.com

The number 21 Metro bus heads north along 35th Avenue SW Monday morning, chained up for traction in the snowy weather. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning,

A man waits to cross Southwest Roxbury Street in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks. Daniel DeMay/Seattlepi.com

A man waits to cross Southwest Roxbury Street in West Seattle Monday morning. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work

Cars parked along 35th Avenue SW Monday morning were enveloped in the heavy snow that continued to fall. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for slow roads and plenty of work for residents clearing cars and shoveling sidewalks. Daniel DeMay/Seattlepi.com

Cars parked along 35th Avenue SW Monday morning were enveloped in the heavy snow that continued to fall. Several inches of snow fell across the Puget Sound region Sunday night and Monday morning, making for

Only a few days past Groundhog Day and Seattle is already seeing a bit more winter action. 

Depending on where you were, those around Puget Sound saw anywhere from inch or two to as much as 14 inches Sunday night. The snowfall triggered school and road closures, airport backups, and a power outage that affected 86,000 people across Western Washington, including 6,300 Seattle City Light customers.

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Many people took the opportunity to have some winter fun before the snow melted too much, turning hills into sled tracks and parks into snowball battlegrounds. Flip through the gallery and take a peek at some of the snow sights from around the city. 

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