Reminder: Extreme high tides could cause flooding in Edmonds this weekend

Here’s a reminder on our report from last week that the City of Edmonds is warning residents to be prepared for extreme high tides or “King Tides” starting this weekend, which could result in flooding along the waterfront. The city says that extreme high tides or “King Tides” occur naturally once or twice per year,…

Downtown Edmonds flooding possible during extreme high tides next week

The City of Edmonds is warning residents to be prepared for extreme high tides or “King Tides” starting next week. According to information released Friday, extreme high tides or “King Tides” occur naturally once or twice per year, when gravitational pulls from the sun and the moon reinforce one another.  The tide elevations will be begin…

Drive safely: Urban flood advisory issued for Snohomish County

The National Weather Service Wednesday morning issued an urban flood advisory for Snohomish County. Rain falling into snow that accumulated overnight is causing areas of standing water with local ponding and pooling of water, the weather service said. Forecasts call for the rain to continue this morning, Drivers are advised to use caution and avoid…

Community Transit operating on reduced service with snow reroutes

Due to snowy and icy conditions throughout the service area, Community Transit service is reduced today and many buses are on reroute. CT advises bus riders to dress warmly, expect delays and get to a park and ride or major bus stop in a flat area for the best service. Commuter routes to Seattle are…

Try to head home early today as snow expected around 4 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m. this afternoon through 4 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, and is advising commuters to head home early if possible. While the snow is expected to turn to rain by Wednesday morning, “freezing rain is even worse for drivers than snow,” the Weather Service said.

Be prepared for slick Edmonds roads Monday and snow Tuesday, Wednesday

The weather forecast keeps changing but it appears we may be getting snow in Edmonds this week — the only question seems to be exactly when. Earlier Sunday, the National Weather Service predicted snow Wednesday night and Thursday.  As of late Sunday night, that prediction had changed to a forecast of two to four inches…

Edmonds may see snow this weekend

Edmonds could see some snow late tonight and Saturday, with some local accumulations possible, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for snow showers possible after midnight with temperatures in the mid-30s. On Saturday, rain and snow showers are likely, with highs in the mid-30s to lower 40s, and there is a chance…

Edmonds expecting more snow?

The National Weather Service says that rain and snow showers are likely Tuesday night, with the snow level dropping to 700 feet and low temperaturess around 35.  New snow accumulations of less than a half inch are possible, the weather service said. On Wednesday, there’s a 50 percent chance of snow showers with 1-2 inches possible…

City of Edmonds flood update: ‘Things have almost completely calmed down’

Here’s the latest from City of Edmonds Public Works Director Phil Williams as of Monday afternoon on the flooding situation in Edmonds: Things have almost completely calmed down for us. We got 2.22 inches of rain in 22 hours, which would be approximately a five-year Storm event for us. That means we might see an…

All aboard the Pineapple Express, Edmonds-style

The weather’s swell if you’re a a seal swimming at the Underwater Park in Edmonds. But the extra rain isn’t so great for drivers trying to get to the Edmonds Waterfront via Dayton Street, which was closed between Sunset and Railroad avenues due to flooding. Diane Talmage of Edmonds  took both these photos today.

The latest on Edmonds garbage pickup from Allied Waste

Inclement Weather-Allied Waste Garbage Services-Wednesday November 24, 2010: Commercial and Roll Off operations will be working in all areas. Critical services are being prioritized. Drivers are finding containers frozen to the ground and commodities frozen inside the containers. They are doing the best they can to completely empty containers. Residential operations will not operate today,…

Local reroutes, limited Seattle service for Community Transit today

Icy conditions continue on roads throughout Snohomish County Wednesday morning, and Community Transit local buses are operating with some reroutes. The best place to catch a bus is a park-and-ride lot or major corridor with frequent service. And the usual reminder that buses will be delayed, so dress warmly and plan ahead. Unless listed here,…

Edmonds School District closed for remainder of week

Edmonds School District students and staff will enjoy a long Thanksgiving break, as the Edmonds School District announced this afternoon that all schools and programs are closed Wednesday due to adverse weather conditions. The following are canceled: – all after-school activities – all evening events at district buildings (including non-district events) – all athletic practices. Students should…

Winter weather keeps Edmonds road crews, police hopping

It’s been a busy few days for City of Edmonds employees, with snow and ice causing traffic delays and minor accidents. “Our street crews have been working around the clock to keep our streets as safe and drivable as possible,” said Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper. “The sun has helped, however the evening will bring dangerous…

Icy roads cause Edmonds-area transit reroutes

Road conditions continue to be icy and slow-going Tuesday, causing some reroutes on Community Transit buses. The best place to catch a bus is a park-and-ride lot or a major corridor with frequent service. Buses will be delayed, so dress warmly and plan ahead. Community Transit notes the following: Route 116, serving Edmonds to Mill…

Edmonds weather: Latest street closures

As of Monday afternoon, the City of Edmonds has closed Main Street from 9th Avenue to Maplewood. In addition, 176th is closed from 69th to Olympic View Drive due to inclement weather.