It was some of the heaviest rain we’ve seen in Seattle. Driving down 65th from Phinney Ridge into Ballard, we shot some video: Water covered the street in front of businesses along 65th, at the bottom of the Ridge, and small rivers poured down residential streets. Have flooding photos? Send ’em to tips[at]myballard.com.
Thunderstorms barreled through Seattle Friday night, sending pets scurrying and waking up many residents in Ballard and beyond. “I jumped straight out of bed while the kitties dashed under the bed!” exclaimed Cate in the forum. Perhaps the most amazing photo was this one of lightning over the Space Needle, snapped by talented photographer Anthony […]
Despite the warmer weather and melting snow, the roads are still too dicey for some garbage trucks. There will be no delayed residential garbage, recycling and food and yard waste on Saturday. Most commercial and apartment customers will be collected either Saturday or Sunday. All customers who have not had garbage collected this week can […]
Students in Seattle Public Schools will make up one of this week’s snow days on Friday, January 27th. That date was scheduled as a professional development day for the staff, so kids were supposed to have the day off. “It is important to get our students back in the classroom next week,” said Interim Superintendent […]
If you’re looking to get out of the house, the zoo is open after a two-day closure. Photo courtesy Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo Here is a grizzly bear at the Woodland Park Zoo, shaking off the snow on Wednesday. The zoo is open their regular winter hours – 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It’s been a long week in the weather department and today is no different. As the snow melts, we’re at risk of some urban flooding. The city is asking residents and businesses to help out by clearing storm drains of snow and debris. “It’s the single most important thing people can do to protect their […]
Updated 6:45 a.m.: It’s definitely warmer outside this morning than it’s been the last couple of days. You can hear the snow melting and falling from the trees and rooftops. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. Friday, which means we could see some more winter weather, but not […]
We’ve received many, many pictures of your fun in the snow. I apologize if we don’t post everyone’s – it’s a really time-consuming task. This one’s for the grandma living in Ohio who wants to see her grandson on MyBallard. “Steep driveways make fun sled hills on Jones Ave NW! The Selleck family” “Our puppy […]
The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning until noon 2 p.m. today. That snow that fell yesterday now have a coating of ice over the top. You can see and probably hear the mini ice pellets coming down. That freezing rain is making conditions bad. The roads are icy and officials are […]
Here are how some Ballardites are spending their snow day. Have snow pics? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ben Dundas and his friend sled down a driveway into a snow wall that a neighbor created. This is one way to get around. Take your kids for a sled ride and enjoy the snow. Added 11 a.m. […]
Updated 9:05 a.m. SDOT has closed NW 65th Street up to Phinney Ridge is closed. Road closure is 3rd Ave NW to Phinney Ave N. Updated 9 a.m.: lakreitz posts this in the forum: It’s a little slick out there, so be careful if you need to drive. The Ballard Health Club opened right on […]