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Highline Schools Will Start 2 Hours Late Today; Kennedy High School Closed

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson.

UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 8 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today (Tuesday, Jan. 17), and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool Programs. Buses will stop at their regular bus stops two hours later than normal. 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.

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School is closed.

St. Francis of Assisi School will start at 10 a.m.

St. Bernadette School will start at 10:30 a.m.

We’ll update this post with other school information as we learn it.

Looks like the first batch of precipitation was mostly rain, but the National Weather Service is still calling for a major snowstorm to hit Wednesday Jan. 18.

Below are some relevant links to help you plan your day:

Burien Parks has created a weather-related website that shows what parks, facilities and programs are affected by the weather โ€“ see it here [1].

To see the latest local weather info from the National Weather Service, click here [2]. Keep your eye open for any special “Alerts,” “Warnings” or “Statements,” which are usually posted just above the forecast.

If you’re planning on leaving your home, here’s our handy-dandy collection of local webcams that show the current traffic conditions (mostly rainy at 6:42 a.m.) โ€“ be sure to refresh the page to see the latest images:

I-5 at 178th

I-5 at 188th

I-5 at 200th

I-405 at SR181

Hwy 99 at West Marginal Way

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