Wet snowflakes fell Sunday afternoon around Ballard, but melted on contact. While no significant accumulation is expected, forecasters are looking ahead to Tuesday night and Wednesday, where a significant snow event could be in play. As is typical here in Seattle, the forecast keeps shifting. At first, UW meteorologist Cliff Mass suggested it could be […]
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 […]
Happy Thanksgiving! A little more snow is falling in Ballard this morning, but temperatures are warming up. As of 8 a.m., it’s already 32 degrees, and rising. Snow will turn to rain a little later in the day, which should melt away all that ice. 15th and Market traffic camera. Refresh for latest. More here. […]
Metro has announced 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 to […]
11:10 a.m. A few flakes are falling in Ballard, the first snow of the season. “Expect the spotty flurries to be the general rule of thumb today,” explains KING 5’s Lisa Van Cise in her forecast. The National Weather Service now says snow showers could continue tonight and into tomorrow morning with “1 to 2 […]
Last winter was, well, snowy to put it nicely. It was rough, cold, wet, white, frozen and miserable on the roads. Mayor Greg Nickels gave the city a “B” for snow response but the citizens immediately corrected him. Many felt the city was slow to respond and didn’t deserve a high grade. According to a […]
Update 9:30 a.m. After a couple hours of snow in many parts of Ballard, including some very big clumps, the snowfall has given way to rain. The scene at Woodland Park up on Phinney Ridge. We saw lots of joggers and dog-walkers braving the weather this morning.
Update 4:30 p.m.: While several inches of snow fell on the Eastside and in the North Sound (7 inches in Everett!), Seattle saw just a few flakes here and there. The snow is mostly over, but you may see some icy roads in the morning, thanks to overnight temperatures in the low 20s. NOT Ballard. […]
9 a.m. update: About an inch of snow fell between 4 and 6 a.m., delaying Seattle Public Schools by two hours and throwing a wrench into the morning commute. Most of Ballard’s roadways remain clear, but My Ballard readers reported numerous delays with Metro buses in the neighborhood. “The 46 never showed up and the […]
A thin layer of crunchy, compact snow and ice is covering the area, especially East Ballard, Sunset Hill and Crown Hill. Seattle Public Schools are running two hours late, there’s no kindergarten, Head Start or door-to-door programs today as well. 6:32 a.m. update: If you’re a Microsoftie, or otherwise heading to work on the Eastside, […]
We’re waking up to a light dusting of snow Tuesday morning, but not enough to cause any problems on the roadways. Forecasters say that the flakes will turn to rain a little bit later this morning, with no more snow in the immediate forecast.
SDOT says it’s focusing its street sweepers on bike lanes over the next few days to remove any sandy remnants from the snow storms. If you have any concerns about streets still requiring sand removal or where additional sweeping would be beneficial, you can call SDOT at (206) 684-ROAD. By the way, remember when the […]