City of Seattle services experiencing major fiber line outage

SEATTLE (March 8, 2017) – The City of Seattle activated its Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center at 10:30 a.m. to support operations around a major fiber line outage in downtown Seattle. The City has isolated the issue and started repairs. Several City facilities are affected by this outage, including the following. Crews are […] Read more »

News Release: Limited garbage pickup resumes today

Residential customers on a revised schedule this week. No residential pickup south of I-90 today. February 7, 2017—Commercial garbage, recycling or food/yard waste pickup resumed today across Seattle. Collections for residential customers partially resumed today on a revised schedule based on the solid waste contractors’ assessment of neighborhood road conditions: Monday residential customers, north of […] Read more »

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center Activated for Snow and Cold Weather Event

SEATTLE (February 7, 2017) – The City of Seattle activated its Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center at 5 a.m. to support operations surrounding the Winter snow and cold weather event in Seattle. Public information officers are available to answer media inquiries at (206) 233-5072. Read more »

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center deactivated

SEATTLE (February 6, 2017) – The City of Seattle deactivated its Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center today at 6:10 p.m. The Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center will activate tomorrow morning, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 a.m. to monitor the morning commute and support operations surrounding the winter snow event in Seattle. […] Read more »

City opens emergency overnight, warming shelters

Southwest Community Center in Roxhill will open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. SEATTLE (Feb. 6, 2017) – The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department has coordinated emergency shelter beds to keep additional people from sleeping outside tonight. Additional beds were added to the shelter system already in place, as Seattle faces another night of cold […] Read more »

News Release: No Seattle Garbage Pickup Today

  February 6, 2017— Due to icy road conditions, there will be no residential or commercial garbage, recycling or food/yard waste pickup in Seattle today—Monday. Contractors will attempt to serve priority commercial locations this afternoon. Weather and road conditions permitting, garbage, recycling, and food/yard waste service will resume Tuesday, on a revised schedule — with […] Read more »

Winter Weather Response Map

During major winter storms, plan your trip by seeing where the snow plows have been and viewing traffic cameras. Know the routes on the Winter Weather snow and ice route map! SDOT commits to clearing snow from identified routes throughout the city within 12 hours of a significant lull in the storm. The map can help […] Read more »

City of Seattle Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center Activated for Womxn’s March Event

CITY OF SEATTLE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER SEATTLE (January 21, 2017) – The City of Seattle activated its Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center at 10 a.m. to support operations surrounding the Womxn’s March in Seattle. Public information officers are available to answer media inquiries at (206) 233-5072. Read more »

City activating to monitor Inauguration Day events

SEATTLE (January 20, 2017) – The City of Seattle today activated the Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center to coordinate city operations surrounding several Inauguration Day events happening around Seattle. Expect large crowds and delays around the following:   Inauguration Day Student Walkout Rally: Seattle Central College Plaza, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Immigrant […] Read more »

City prepares for potential winter storm

Today, Mayor Ed Murray activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) ahead of a predicted snowstorm that could impact the Seattle area this evening and tomorrow morning. The EOC will manage the City’s response to impacts stemming from the storm. The EOC will begin operations at 5 p.m. today and will remain open as dictated by […]

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City preparing for storm, encourages residents to take caution this evening

SEATTLE – With high-winds and rain predicted for Seattle and much of the Pacific Northwest Saturday evening and Sunday morning, the City of Seattle is advising residents to take precautions at home and when traveling. Residents should defer traveling during the storm, avoid and report downed power lines and trees, and be cautious near areas experiencing flooding.     The National Weather […]

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