Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads
As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St at Pickering CT, and Boalch Ave near the Mt. Si Golf Course. Please do NOT drive around road closure barricades.
Final Update 5:00 PM: I-90 is open in both directions. Traction Tires Advised. Raining, areas of standing water.
Update: I-90 is estimated to reopen in both directions from North Bend to Ellensburg at 5 p.m. Drivers should be prepared for heavy rain and winter-like conditions.
The weather outside is frightful and it’s causing some issues around the Snoqualmie Valley.
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation Twitter account, on I-90 eastbound just east of Preston – Fall City there is a collision blocking the left lane. Expect delays in the area.
Local Facebook pages are reporting a jack-knifed semi on the casino ramp to Westbound 1-90.
According to Mark Davis of North Bend Weather, a flood warning is now in effect for the Snoqualmie above the falls until March 2.
Snoqualmie River Flood Info Resources
The rainfall prediction is for 5-6 inches between now and Thursday.
A natural slide fell on I-90 around noon, eastbound near the Snoqualmie summit. The highway may appear bare and wet, it’s the avalanche danger above the roadway that has I90 closed in both directions between North Bend (MP 34) and Ellensburg (MP 106). Crews are actively doing avalanche control work missions right now.
Crews continue to assess conditions, but due to extreme weather conditions, this closure may last most of the day. Updates will be provided as new information is available.