Delightful photos show how Seattle residents are taking advantage of their record-breaking snowstorm

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  • Over the weekend, from February 8 to 10, Seattle was hit with one of the worst snowstorms in the city’s history.
  • Seattle, which normally gets an average of 0.7 inches of snow each February, received six to 10 inches in a single weekend.
  • Needless to say, the city’s residents are using the rare snowfall to play in the snow, sled, and bask in their winter wonderland.

The city of Seattle is being rocked by heavy snowfall, having almost reached its yearly average amount of snow in a single day the weekend of February 9 — and another storm is on its way.

While not as cold as say „Chiberia,“ the temperatures in Seattle rarely dip this low, resulting in an unprecedented amount of snow.

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People took advantage of the unexpected blizzard. Especially those with dogs.

Such a good boy 😍👏❤️❄️ #seattlesnowpocalypse #dogsofinstagram #pitbull #pitmix #seattle #snow

A post shared by Jessica Ciardi (@jessicaciardi) on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:45am PST on



seattle dogs snowstorm space needle


Others were able to use the deserted streets to their advantage. The city was overrun with people sledding, snowboarding, and just having a good time.

Snow parties on Queen Anne Ave.

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But even if winter games aren’t your jam, there was plenty to gain by just appreciating the beauty of a city covered with snow.

Happy snow day Seattle! ❄️

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Hope residents of Seattle aren’t sick of the weather — more is on the way.

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