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Fremont Wakes Up To Some Light Snow

By Sean Keeley · February 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Update (12pm): And so, the city of Seattle is moving on now that the snow seems to have passed us by. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will continue to provide snow and ice removal operations where necessary. Snow is predicted to taper off by late afternoon with temperatures dropping overnight.

Seattle Parks and Recreation is following normal schedules and operations. Seattle Parks Child Care Winter Break Camps are operating today as scheduled. The Amy Yee Tennis Center is Open for business. Community Centers, Pools, and Environmental Learning Centers will open at their regularly scheduled times today.

Updates on city services can be found at seattle.gov.

Update (11:30am) – The snow has returned. It’s a light dusting, nothing that seems to be sticking, but keep an eye on it nevertheless. The chilly temps are keeping some sidewalks icy.

Original – Snowpocalypse 2011 it ain’t.

Fremonsters are waking up Thursday morning to find a little bit of snow on their cars, lawns and sidewalks but that’s about it. There is a dusting up to an inch on the ground in Fremont this morning but the roads looks pretty clear.

The forecast does call for a trace to 1 inch more later today.

It’s currently 29 degrees out with a high of 35 expected, so stay snug.

Metro buses are on snow routes this morning, here’s SDOT’s first report of the day:

Most city streets are bare and wet this morning. Crews from the Seattle Department of Transportation are treating major arterial streets to guard against the formation of ice in advance of the morning commute period. Snowfall last night was highly variable around the city. Beacon Hill, southern Rainier Valley, and higher parts of West Seattle appear to have had the most snow.

To know how the highways look, you can check the latest WSDOT traffic updates, the flow map and the full set of WSDOT cameras.

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