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  • WEATHER: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued; more snow possible tonight
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 14, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    The National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Storm Watch’ early Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, 2020, warning of a new snow storm system and “total accumulations of up to 5 inches possible.” “The forecast has changed rapidly over the last 12 hours – and may change more,” prognosticators said. This revised forecast is for lowlands including

  • WEATHER/VIDEO: Snow has started in Burien; ‘Winter Weather Advisory’ issued
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 14, 2020 at 12:02 am

    The snow has finally arrived in Burien, and as of 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 it continues to fall – around Olde Burien at least – and is sticking to roads and lawns and roofs and cars and… The National Weather Service also issued a ‘Winter Weather Advisory,’ warning that additional snow accumulations of

  • Volunteers/Donations needed for Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 13, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    Burien’s Severe Weather Shelter, which opened Sunday night, is seeking Volunteers and Donations. Please note that the shelter – located at Highline United Methodist Church (map below) – will also be open Wednesday and Thursday nights (Jan. 15 & 6), and needs Volunteers and meals for both nights. On Sunday night, Jan. 12, 2020, the

  • WEATHER: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ issued for region starting Sun. afternoon
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 12, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Early Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2020, the National Weather Service issued an urgent ‘Winter Storm Watch,’ warning of “heavy snow possible late this afternoon and evening.” Snow accumulation of 1 or 2 inches is likely and 3 to 5 inches possible. Prognosticators say that a cold front will move in late this afternoon. “This band

  • WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued; plus Severe Weather Shelter info
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 11, 2020 at 1:28 am

    The National Weather Service on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, issued a ‘Special Weather Statement,’ warning of a cold weather pattern coming Sunday night, and the chance of lowland snow into next week. Temps will start dipping down into the 20s this Sunday night (Jan. 12), so be sure to be ready, and don’t forget the

  • City of Burien says it’s ready for snow & ice; cold weather shelter to open Sun. night
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 9, 2020 at 11:09 pm

    As we reported earlier, the National Weather Service forecast shows extreme cold and wintry weather is heading our way, most likely hitting our area this Sunday night, Jan. 12. The City of Burien on Thursday said that it’s monitoring the weather closely, and that its Public Works crews are preparing vehicles now — installing snow plows, de-icing

  • WEATHER: It’ll be colder with a chance of snow starting Sunday
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on January 9, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    The National Weather Services says there is the possibility for light snow or rain/snow mix in the lowlands Thursday and Friday mornings, but the forecast to look closer at is for next week. Colder temperatures are predicted to start Sunday night (Jan. 12),  which will also bring an increased possibility for lowland snow through at least

  • REMINDER: Rain, shine or wind, Burien’s Polar Bear Plunge will be Wed., Jan. 1
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on December 31, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    REMINDER: Rain, shine or wind, Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge will dive into Puget Sound from Three Tree Point’s south beach at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. This annual tradition draws hearty (some say “foolish”) people from all around the area, all braving cold air, sometimes warmer-than-the-air water, to ring in the New Year

  • Landslide hits Eagle Landing Park Saturday; beloved stairs pose major danger
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on December 22, 2019 at 12:47 am

    After days of seemingly non-stop rain, a landslide hit Burien’s Eagle Landing Park on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, causing extensive damage to an area around the beloved stairs. The stairs at the park have been closed for years, but we’re aware that people still try to use them. We advise all to NOT use these

  • WEATHER: Over 3 inches of rain has fallen in area over last 24 hours
    by btownblog_vyu7rp on December 20, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    Photo courtesy @SeattleWXGuy Over three inches of rain has fallen in Normandy Park over the last 24 hours, according to local weather expert Michael Snyder. The deluge has caused a lot of urban flooding locally, with houses being flooded and roads covered and closed. The National Weather Service says that 2.22 of rain fell in