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 »

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 »

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 […]

The post City prepares for potential winter storm appeared first on Mayor Murray.

Read more »

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 […]

The post City preparing for storm, encourages residents to take caution this evening appeared first on Mayor Murray.

Read more »

City encourages residents to prepare for weekend weather

With high-winds and rain predicted for Seattle and much of the Pacific Northwest this weekend, it is recommended that residents take extra precautions at home and when out. Residents should defer traveling during the storm, avoid and report downed power lines and trees, and be cautious near areas experiencing flooding. Latest modeling shows a chance for […]

The post City encourages residents to prepare for weekend weather appeared first on Mayor Murray.

Read more »

Seattle cooling shelter locations announced ahead of heat wave

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle and surrounding areas from Tuesday afternoon through Friday night. The City of Seattle is preparing public spaces to be used by residents to stay cool, as well as tips to stay safe during periods of high heat. Stay hydrated and check on vulnerable […]

The post Seattle cooling shelter locations announced ahead of heat wave appeared first on Mayor Murray.

Read more »