ADVISORY: Burien-Area Snow And School Updates

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As of 6:02am Thursday Feb. 26th it’s snowing in the Burien area, and here are the latest weather-related updates:


Updated: 5:42 a.m. February 26, 2009

Highline Public Schools will operate two hours late today. Emergency bus transportation is in effect.

*There will be no breakfast, no morning classes for preschool, kindergarten, ECEAP, or PSSC. Afternoon classes for these programs will be on time.

*Schools will dismiss at regular times.

Snow and power failures can cause disruptions for schools and families. During these difficult times, HIghline Public Schools will do all it can to communicate vital information to parents and students.

Our top priority is student safety!


2 Hours Late.

Buses Operate on Snow Routes.

No Door-to-Door Service.

No A.M. or P.M. Head Start.

No A.M. or P.M. Kindergarten.

Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service:

Statement as of 4:35 AM PST on February 26, 2009

… Additional snowfall of an inch or two and freezing temperatures will warrant caution this morning…

Hazardous driving conditions will be the rule across western Washington this morning due to snow that has already fallen…  possible accumulations of another inch or two… and freezing temperatures.

Scattered snow showers will continue this morning as the upper level low pressure system over the area moves eastward. Local
additional accumulations of an inch or two are possible. In addition temperatures have fallen below freezing across most of western Washington this morning… so roads and sidewalks will be icy even if they are free of snow.

These conditions will be relatively short lived. Temperatures will climb above freezing by noon today with highs around 40… and most of the area will have partly sunny skies.

If you’re going to be out driving, here are live webcam views – to get the latest view, be sure to refresh the page:

SeaTac Airport Webcam

I-5 at 188th
16th Ave SW at 107th
Hwy 99 at West Marginal Way

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