Snow falls Saturday in Western Washington

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Quick facts:

● Snow fell via Western Washington Saturday morning.
● Some areas had several inches.
● Updates on a KIRO 7 Weather App and KIRO 7 during 5 p.m.

Snow fell in several Western Washington counties early Saturday morning, and a cold was approaching to sojourn via a weekend.

Some areas of western Washington were foresee to get 1-3 inches of sleet — and they got it. KIRO 7 viewers sent cinema of sleet in several cities Saturday morning including Seattle, Everett, Marysville, Mukilteo, Lake Stevens and Lynnwood.

The sleet was approaching to finish adult by about 11 a.m. with a difference of some flurries opposite a distant south. The object was approaching with spacious conditions and cold for a residue of Saturday.

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Runners for a Seattle Marathon are approaching to face frozen temperatures. Temperatures during competition start are forecasted to be in a low to midst 20s.

Public works agencies around Puget Sound also prepared crews and apparatus to understanding with Saturday’s snowfall. Parts of Whatcom County had sleet on Friday.

The Washington Department of Transportation pronounced it had crews on standby and could call in as many as 110 trucks if needed.

“We’re awaiting a solidify to come in tonight,” Dave McCormick, a partner informal manager for maintenance, pronounced late Friday. “Our crews are all piled up; we’re removing prepared for a sleet eventuality or a solidify event.”

The Seattle Department of Transportation also has crews and apparatus on standby. King County officials pronounced they had 6 workers reserved to an overnight change to unit roads for intensity sleet and ice hazards. The county’s sleet devise lays out a following sequence of priorities for sleet and ice removal:

● Heavily trafficked roads and routes used by Metro Transit buses
● Major roads such as pivotal arterials and categorical thoroughfares joining densely populated areas
● Smaller roadways that lift trade from internal streets to arterial roadways joining towns and cities
● Secondary commuter routes that are deliberate critical connecters to a county’s incomparable network of roads

The county also had 12,000 cubic yards of sand, 38,000 gallons of anti-icing element and 50 pieces of sleet dismissal apparatus stockpiled during several margin offices.

Flood warnings were released for 5 rivers Friday in western Washington as complicated rainfall continued. The misfortune flooding was foresee for a Skykomish River nearby Gold Bar.

On Saturday,  tall, crashing waves along a Des Moines boardwalk during Redondo Beach close down a road. 

Redondo Beach Drive was sealed due to flooding, high tides, and breezy winter weather. Officials pronounced a waves seemed to have finished critical repairs to a boardwalk, and reported that damaged play were sparse everywhere.

The north parking lot of a Des Moines jetty was also sealed due to flooding. 

On Saturday, severe continue also caused widespread energy outages via Western Washington.

At around 1:00 in a afternoon on Saturday, sum business influenced in a area were estimated by Puget Sound Energy to be 25,995.

On Saturday night, Puget Sound Energy was still operative to revive energy to about 9,500 customers.

Information from The Associated Press is enclosed in this report.

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