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First major Fall storm system of the season moves into Seattle this weekend

Rain and gusty winds will move into Seattle on Friday, September 17 and remain in the area through the weekend, with the heaviest rain anticipated on Friday night. Rain and wind can lead to tree damage and power outages, and heavy rain can create hazardous driving conditions due to flooding and low… [ Keep reading ]

Excessive Heat Warning: Cooling Centers and Pools Open, Heat Safety Information (Updated 8/13)

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle due to forecasted high temperatures above 90 degrees. The warming trend will begin Wednesday and continue through Saturday. The City of Seattle is working together with our regional partners to prepare for these extreme temperatures including monitoring critical… [ Keep reading ]

AlertSeattle: Winter Storm Warning – February 12, 10:00 PM through February 13, 4:00 PM

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the Seattle area. Heavy snow and high winds are expected. Travel could be very difficult. Avoid travel if possible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. City of Seattle Safety Information: https://www.seattle.gov/winterweather… [ Keep reading ]

Winter Weather Preparedness

December 21st was the official start of winter, and winter brings plenty of hazards, including rain, snow, wind, and landslides. Being prepared for winter hazards is important, especially as we all spend more time at home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Winter Hazards The winter months bring us… [ Keep reading ]

Updated Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality Guidance – September 14, 2020

Alert Seattle: Wildfire smoke in the area continues to cause unhealthy air quality. Take steps to protect yourself from wildfire smoke: https://pscleanair.gov

OEM – Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality Guidance

Alert Seattle: Wildfire smoke in the area is causing unhealthy air quality. Take steps to protect yourself from wildfire smoke: https://pscleanair.gov/