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Seattle Public Schools will make up snow days

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) have decided not to ask for a waiver for the three days missed due to January’s snowstorm, which means kids will be in school until June 22 this year. If they didn’t have to make up those days, the school district could have saved half a million dollars. The decision to […]

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Next Friday will be a snow make-up day for schools

January 21st, 2012 · No Comments

From our sister site, My Ballard. 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 […]

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Ice storm and more snow hits Seattle, buses still on snow routing

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Early this morning, freezing rain started pelting the city of Seattle and surrounding areas, causing widespread power outages, making travel treacherous, and grounding flights from SeaTac. A rain/snow mix has been falling steadily for the last few hours in North Seattle, and Metro has reduced services in many areas. Buses with reduced or canceled services […]

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Snow day in Wallingford

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s been snowing since the wee hours of the day, and Wallingfordians are out in droves; walking dogs, getting coffee, and taking the kids sledding. Rachel, who works at the Chocolati Cafe on N. 45th St. said people have been coming in droves. “It’s been really crazy,” she said. “I think people are out walking […]

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Snow forecast scaled back, schools canceled

January 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Seattle Public Schools have chosen to close tomorrow due to the looming forecast that predicted up to 14 inches in some lowland areas. That forecast has since been scaled back, as Cliff Mass reports on his blog. However, he mentions how difficult it is to know how the storm will play out. From Cliff: The […]

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Major snow event in the forecast

January 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Winter weather is not letting up in Seattle, and forecasters are warning of a “major snow event” in the area through Wednesday. Highway 518 near Sea-Tac airport on Sunday afternoon As sister site My Ballard reports, the National Weather Service is calling for a historic snowstorm to move through on Tuesday and Wednesday. “Snowfall amounts […]

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Surprise snow on Saturday

February 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Thanks to our sister site Maple Leaf Life for this weather report. This morning we were having a partly sunny day, but now – it’s snowing. And expected to continue to do so. The National Weather Service within the hour has issued a winter weather advisory for the Interstate 5 corridor. It calls for up […]

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Thursday Wallingford snow update

February 24th, 2011 · No Comments

6:30 a.m.: Seattle was spared the brunt of yesterday’s snowstorm (we got a heavy dusting in upper Wallingford), but the cold blast has affected local schools: Meridian School opens at 10:00 a.m. Seattle Public Schools’ Mid-Winter Break enrichment classes cancelled today The University of Washington will open as usual (though its Bothell and Tacoma campuses […]

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Major snow on Wednesday?

February 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Tuesday afternoon/evening gave us a primer in frozen precipitation: we saw some big snowflakes, some little snowflakes, some graupel, and maybe a hint of hail. What might Wednesday have in store? Mayor Mike McGinn’s office issued a snow statement: (The) pattern is very similar to the snowstorm that hit Seattle during Thanksgiving week last year. […]

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Snow turns to slush, affects schools and buses

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments

As predicted, the last night’s snow has turned to slush as temperatures warm and rain falls.  The Seattle Public Schools have sent out two bits of information: As a precaution for the safety of students and staff, Seattle Public Schools will be running two hours late on regular bus routes. Five schools that had previously […]

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