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Snow expected in time for evening commute

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Updated 1:40 p.m.: Seattle Public Schools sent out the following advisory: As a precaution for the safety of students and staff, Seattle Public Schools is cancelling all after-school activities today. School will dismiss at the usual times. Earlier: The latest forecast calls for 1 to 3 inches of snow in Seattle, beginning after 4 p.m. […]

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Significant snow this week?

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Update 7:00 a.m., Jan. 11: Cliff Mass now predicts a dusting to a few inches of snow in Seattle this afternoon and night. Any accumulation should melt off in warming temperatures and rain tomorrow morning. Update 8:30 a.m., Jan. 10: We had a good sustained flurry this morning, and it’s sticking. Yesterday afternoon big wet snowflakes […]

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Snow could be coming, SDOT will prepare streets

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Have you heard the news that we could get snow tonight and tomorrow morning? It won’t be anything like the blast we had last month, UW atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass writes in his blog, but the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is taking extra precautions to avoid a repeat of the icy streets we had in […]

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School district announces snow make-up plan

December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Elementary students and those in K-8 schools will not have to make up last week’s two snow days, while high school students will have to attend classes for two extra days next summer, the district announced today. The decision was made that no make-up days are needed for the younger students because “students were not […]

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Happy snowy Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Hope you have warm, fun holiday and get to your destinations safely. The morning has begun with fresh snow on the ground and big flakes falling. The arterials are clear, but side streets and sidewalks are slick with the new snow over old ice. Proceed with caution. The snow will turn to […]

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Tuesday: Cold and icy snow day

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

9:00 p.m.: The Wallingford Boys & Girls Club will be closed Wednesday due to weather (thanks, Jacqui). The University of Washington will be open and operating normally tomorrow. Brian Kraai took some great shots at Gas Works Park today and posted them in this Flickr set. Here’s his favorite: And this was the scene at […]

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Snowy fun in Wallingford parks

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

This afternoon at Woodland Park: The kids at Meridian School were out on the playground and field before they had early dismissal at noon.

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Scenes and news from the season's first snow day

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

9:00 p.m.: More people out tonight than we might have expected. The bars are doing good business and people inside seem cheerful. We saw people “skating” on the icy streets and children on sleds. The main streets (N. 45th, Meridian Ave., Wallingford Ave.) are sheets of ice (see pictures below), and every gust of wind […]

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Metro buses on snow routes Monday morning

November 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Metro announced at 5 p.m. today that all bus service during Monday morning’s commute will be on snow routes. The Monday forecast from the National Weather Service indicates that cold temperatures and more moisture could cause snowfall in King County starting in the morning and lasting throughout the day. The local forecast includes the possibility of 1 […]

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SDOT releases snow priority route map

November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Ever wonder why SDOT plows some streets during a snow storm and not others? Each year, the city releases a map detailing which streets will get level one priority (achieve bare and wet pavement on all lanes), level two priority (achieve bare and wet pavement on one lane in each direction), and level three (curves, […]

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