As snow falls, bus commuters advised to be prepared for Monday service delays

South Snohomish County got a dusting of snow Sunday afternoon, and the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory through Monday morning. Community Transit advised bus riders to be prepared for possible service delays Monday due to snow and icy road conditions. The transit agency also advises riders to: Visit www.communitytransit.org and check out the Snow Service…

It’s going to be warm this weekend, weather service says

Even if winter is not officially over, it’s sure going to feel like it this weekend, our online news partner The Seattle Times reports. The forecast includes dry weather, sun and highs that are expected to reach into the 60s in some areas of the Puget Sound region and the upper 50s in others. “If…

Did it snow in your neighborhood? Share your photos with us!

Did it snow in your area overnight? Share your Lynnwood snow photos with us by emailing them to lynnwoodtodayeditor@gmail.com. Let us know who to give photo credit to and an area of town where the photo was taken. We may share them on our website!

National Weather Service: Frigid winds, lowland snow likely this weekend

Western Washington residents should prepare for frigid wind and a chance of snow over the weekend, according to a Thursday report from the National Weather Service. Winds on Friday and Saturday could be strong enough to knock down trees and power lines, causing power outages. Temperatures are expected to be the coldest of the season on…

White Christmas? Share your snow photos with us!

Are you no longer just dreaming of a white Christmas, but living it this year? Share your Lynnwood snow photos with us by emailing them to lynnwoodtodayeditor@gmail.com. Let us know who to give photo credit to and an area of town where the photo was taken. We may share them on our website!

High temperatures expected to continue through weekend, smoke could return

High temperatures are expected to continue all weekend, and smoke may return by early next week, our online news partner The Seattle Times reported Thursday. The high climbed to about 80 on Friday and is expected to reach into the mid-80s through most of the holiday weekend. On Monday and Tuesday, the highs could reach…

One year after major windstorm, PUD offers tips for getting through an outage

One year has passed since one of the strongest summer windstorms hit western Washington. Snohomish County PUD is using the occasion to remind customers that storms can strike at any time. During major storms, PUD says no utility can guarantee uninterrupted power, and it could take days or longer to get power restored. Items such as…

Windstorms and power outages: PUD working to reduce down time, improve reliability

In the wake of the most severe windstorms in recent years, Snohomish County PUD says it has stepped up efforts to work with local officials, businesses and citizens to enhance electrical system reliability and shorten outage times. The first big windstorm hit in early December, breaking branches, blowing down trees and causing protracted outages to…

South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter open on Sunday

The South Snohomish County Emergency Shelter Network will be open on Sunday, Dec. 28 for all individuals requiring overnight emergency shelter due to anticipated overnight freezing weather. The shelter network is open to families, women and men. Evening and morning meals will be provided. For those who are in need of overnight sheltering, please meet…

Power out for 1,300 Lynnwood residents

Snohomish County PUD reports that 1,300 Lynnwood homes are without power. Power was restored to 1,900 residents after a tree limb was removed from a power line. Crews are working to restore power as soon as possible. More power outages are possible as weather systems move through the area this week. To report an outage, call…

National Weather Service issues flood watch for Snohomish County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Snohomish County  for Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night. Heavy rainfall is possible through Wednesday evening. Small streams could rise rapidly and possibly flood. A flood watch means conditions are favorable for flooding but flooding is not imminent or occurring.

Happy snow day! Edmonds School District schools closed

The Edmonds School District announced this morning that all schools are closed due to hazardous road conditions in the northern portion of the Edmonds School District,  This means all after-school activities, all evening events at district buildings (including non-district events) are canceled, the district said. This snow day will be made up. Tuesday, June 17…

Stage 1 burn ban in effect as of 5 p.m. Saturday

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for Snohomish County, effective at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. This ban remains in effect until further notice. After a few lingering showers, weather conditions are forecast to become cold and dry this weekend. Air pollution is expected to build up to…

Cold temperatures freeze Sprague's Pond

The recent cold snap was enough to freeze the top layer of Sprague’s Pond just off 200th Street SW. Although as you can see from the second photo, the ice was easily cracked. Thanks to Bryan Briscoe for the photos.

Cold temperatures freeze Sprague’s Pond

The recent cold snap was enough to freeze the top layer of Sprague’s Pond just off 200th Street SW. Although as you can see from the second photo, the ice was easily cracked. Thanks to Bryan Briscoe for the photos.

As snow turns to rain, concerns switch to urban flooding

With the snow still piled up alongside the road and more rain falling, city crews are switching their focus to preventing urban flooding. They’re working to clear storm drains so standing water doesn’t get a chance to collect. “We are running all five plows right now trying to clear gutter lines.  We have widespread ponding…

Classes canceled Thursday in Edmonds SD, makeup days announced

The Edmonds School District posted the following announcement that schools are closed again Thursday: All schools and programs are closed for one day. All after-school activities, evening events, and athletic practices are canceled. School days lost for weather closures must be made up. Please update your calendars to reflect the following: Tuesday, June 19 is…

Schools, city offices closed as more snow falls

Schools in the Edmonds School District are closed Wednesday as the region digs out from another blanket of snow. The Rec Center and city offices will also be closed. The city is advising residents to check road conditions on the traffic camera website before you leave home. Crews will first plow and sand major arterials…

Snow falling in Lynnwood

Snow has started falling in Lynnwood. It’s sticking to the ground, as you can see from this shot of I-5 at 196th taken about 9 a.m. Community Transit says snow and hail in pockets of north, east and south Snohomish County is causing delays on several routes. No stops are being missed at this time….