7:18 AM: Good morning! After 12+ hours of snow, we’ve no less than half a foot – unofficially. The National Weather Service says the snow will proceed this morning earlier than really fizzling out this afternoon. We’ll be protecting the climate all day – tell us what it’s like in your a part of West Seattle! 206-293-6302 textual content or voice, firstname.lastname@example.org – thanks.
Metro – all buses stay on snow routes; no 125
SDOT snow-routes map
SDOT “live” map updating the place plows have gone
King County’s “live” map (White Middle included)
West Seattle traffic cams
Seattle Public Library curbside services closed as we speak
Seattle Parks snow info
8:10 AM: Texted from forty eighth/Hanford, a scene of sheer pleasure:
That’s Mavis taking part in within the snow. It’s not all play as we speak – lots of your native small companies are open for individuals who can get there safely – strolling to your nearest espresso store, for instance.
8:54 AM: Barbara G measured 7 inches of snow close to The Junction (added: Mark in Admiral has 11″). Nonetheless steadily snowing, and breezy. No main issues reported – simply difficult situations for getting round, even with plows on patrol. And as for the non-arterials, neglect it – that is SW Edmunds, picture despatched by Sonja:
And if it’s important to journey on Delridge Approach, the cones within the subsequent picture – taken close to SW Willow – are a reminder, be very cautious as a result of all the continued paving work and detours could also be arduous to see beneath/within the snow:
9:15 AM: Enterprise notes:
*We Sweat Infrared Sauna (WSB sponsor) – replace, CLOSED
*Arthur’s – Open, with indoor and out of doors (“for the adventurous,” says proprietor Rebecca, including, “tons of heaters”) eating.
*Fresh Flours in South Delridge – open till 5 pm
*Mission Cantina (WSB sponsor) – open
*Bebop Waffle Shop – open
(Did you see them in Save The Stone Cottage‘s “Karaoke Rock Live performance” final evening? Look ahead to our followup.)
9:54 AM: Let’s speak parks! Above, that’s Schmitz Park, and beneath, Alki Seaside, each photographed by Jay Gewin:
Seattle Parks says golf programs together with West Seattle are “open for snow play” as we speak, as are athletic fields. Different snow impacts are noted here.
10:39 AM: Extra pets, because the snow continues falling. Above, through textual content, Fidel the cat, “deciding to remain in.” (Replace: Later, Fidel modified course and headed out in any case.) Beneath – geese!
Addy Nachtrieb despatched that video, and the caption: “Geese in snow to make your day! Indian Runner Geese, Mala and Prima, see snow for the primary time. You possibly can see extra movies of Mala and Prima at @MalaAndPrima on TikTok.” Now we have obtained a couple of chook images, too, and can plan on a separate “snowbird” gallery as we’ve accomplished in previous storms. However for now – chook tracks, despatched by Mike:
11:25 AM: How a couple of street verify? The primary picture is from Mark Jaroslaw;
Mark reviews, ‘Simply returned from alongside the Alki/Harbor/Avalon/Fauntleroy/California/Admiral loop. All roads are actually both compacted or scraped and are satisfactory at sluggish speeds. Markets, fuel stations, espresso retailers open.” Subsequent, two images from Seaside Drive – first one is from Carol Ann:
Subsequent one is from Creighton, who reviews 10-year-old Carson was en path to “First nordic snowboarding classes” at Me-Kwa-Mooks.
Want a snow shovel? The West Seattle Tool Library is open and nonetheless has some in inventory. (Only $1 to rent!) The WSTL says drivers ought to use the south entrance at Delridge/Oregon as we speak.