Weather Section

National Weather Service issues Flood Advisory

National Weather Service issues Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, warning of urban and small stream floods due to snowmelt. “Excessive runoff from rain and melting snow will cause some... [Read more]

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

URGENT: Volunteers, Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and Donations are urgently needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, being held at Highline United Methodist Church through this Sunday, Feb. 17. Here’s a call for help from Volunteer... [Read more]

Another power outage knocks around 3,900 into the dark in Burien Mon. night

Another power outage knocks around 3,900 into the dark in Burien Mon. night

Monday night’s power outage map as of 7:30 p.m. On Monday night around 6:40 p.m., the lights flickered, went out, came back on then poof! out went power – again – to around 3,900 customers from... [Read more]

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

Highline Public Schools announced that – due to the ongoing weather and road conditions – all schools and district administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  Read More →

No Recology CleanScapes pickups today due to road conditions

No Recology CleanScapes pickups today due to road conditions

Recology CleanScapes announced that there will be no collections on Monday, Feb. 11, due to unsafe road conditions. “We will get to all impacted customers as quickly and as safely as possible. Thank... [Read more]

WEATHER: Some more snow, then it could be ‘Slushmageddon’

WEATHER: Some more snow, then it could be ‘Slushmageddon’

The National Weather Service says we should receive 1-3 more inches of snow before it warms up and most likely turns to rain later Monday afternoon, Feb. 11: “Snow expected. Total snow accumulations... [Read more]

City buildings, Seahurst Park closed, classes canceled for Monday, Feb. 11

City buildings, Seahurst Park closed, classes canceled for Monday, Feb. 11

The City of Burien released the following Severe Weather Update for Monday, Feb. 11: Photo taken around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 from the front door of Burien City Hall. City buildings will be closed... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes some more snow scene photos taken in Burien (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Due to inclement weather, all Highline Public schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11. All scheduled activities, athletic events and meetings are canceled. No transportation... [Read more]

Metro will continue Emergency Snow Network into Mon./Tues., possibly longer

Metro will continue Emergency Snow Network into Mon./Tues., possibly longer

King County Metro Transit will be continuing its Emergency Snow Network into Monday and Tuesday, possibly longer depending on weather: Due to persistent dangerous roadway conditions and a forecast for... [Read more]

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers, donations still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter

Volunteers and donations are still needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, which is operating at Highline United Methodist Church at 13015 1st Ave South. HOW TO HELP/DONATE To sign up to Volunteer,... [Read more]

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

WEATHER ALERT: More snow & perhaps freezing rain coming next

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Weather Watch’ and ‘Winter Storm Watch’ early Sunday morning, Feb. 10, warning of more snow – perhaps 5-10 inches on Monday – as... [Read more]

Metro Transit activates Emergency Snow Network, announces service updates

Metro Transit activates Emergency Snow Network, announces service updates

King County Metro Transit released the following update on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019: Due to heavy overnight snowfall and dangerous roadway conditions across the region, King County Metro will operate only... [Read more]

UPDATE: Snow storm causes power outages in Burien Saturday

UPDATE: Snow storm causes power outages in Burien Saturday

UPDATE Feb. 9, 2019, 1 p.m.: The weekend snow storm knocked out power to thousands of customers in Burien on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. An earlier outage affected a couple hundred homes in Three Tree Point,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Severe Weather Shelter, road & park closure updates from City of Burien

UPDATE: Severe Weather Shelter, road & park closure updates from City of Burien

Here’s a weather-related update from the City of Burien for Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019: SEVERE WEATHER SHELTER: The Burien Severe Weather Shelter – located at Highline United Methodist Church –... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

Here’s how YOU can help Burien’s temporary Severe Weather Shelter

A temporary Severe Weather Shelter has opened at Highline United Methodist Church, and it is planned to run through Sunday, Feb. 17. Doors open at 7 p.m., lights out at 10 p.m., wake up at 6 a.m., doors... [Read more]

Here’s the City of Burien’s snow route plan & map

Here’s the City of Burien’s snow route plan & map

With a major snowstorm (or 2) imminent, it might be helpful to know what the City of Burien’s plan is for snow removal. Here’s a map and more information from the city’s website: When... [Read more]

Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be open and start on-time on Friday, Feb. 8, but due to snow in the forecast, buses will stop at alternate stops before and after school. All afterschool... [Read more]

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

Severe Weather Shelter opens TONIGHT at Highline United Methodist Church

The Ecumenical Leadership Circle, in partnership with Transform Burien and Union Gospel Mission, will be operating a temporary Severe Weather Shelter at Highline United Methodist Church, starting Thursday... [Read more]