Update: It appears most of us got our power back around 1 am. Sleep well and toasty warm!
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Snoqualmie Valley communities are likely to experience a variety of winter weather this week. We’ve already seen powerful wind, but there may be snow to come.
Pinpointing the severity of these events well ahead of time is challenging. While the forecast can – and often does – change, below are several tools and resources so that you can be prepared and stay informed.
- Get localized forecasts and weather advisories: Visit www.weather.gov or our weather guy Mark Davis at North Bend Washington Weather (northbendweather.com)
- Review 2024 Snowplow Route Maps: To understand the order in which city streets are plowed, be sure to review city Snowplow Route Maps: North Bend – Snoqualmie.
- Check out the Snowplowing and Street Treatment Pages: These webpages cover a wide array of popular questions residents have regarding plowing specifics, the use of deicer and salt, and more. North Bend – Snoqualmie
- Check out the Snow Removal Policy: Here, you can learn about code requirements, business owner/homeowner responsibilities, and more. North Bend – Snoqualmie
- Email the cities with questions during winter weather events: If you have a non-emergency question about winter weather, such as snowplowing, sandbag access, or debris collection.
- Stay up to date on local public transportation routes. If public transportation is part of your daily commute, sign up for Snoqualmie Valley Transportation rider alerts.
- Sign up for King County ALERT: Stay on top of weather alerts by signing up for ALERT King County, a public information and emergency notification system that reaches citizens wherever they are and on any device. Receive important information about significant local events such as flooding or other emergency situations via telephone, text, or email.
- Sign up for Emergency Alerts via Notify Me: Notify Me is a local City opt-in service that allows you to subscribe to a range of topics to pick and choose subjects you care about most, such as emergency alerts.
The City of North quoted Puget Sound Energy as reporting 347 active outages, with 24,914 customers impacted as of 12:14 p.m. this afternoon (Jan. 9). Tanner Electric Cooperative reports 409 North Bend outages. Be sure to check outage maps for updates as our windy day continues.
As of 1:35 pm, the PSE outage map appears to be down.