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Winter weather is in the forecast – how to be prepared & stay informed

An illustration of winter weather. Graphic: SDOT

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Later this week, temperatures in the Seattle area are forecasted to drop well below freezing, with a chance of precipitation and potential snow. Strong winds are also expected earlier in the week.

While the forecast can always change, it’s important for everyone to be prepared in advance and keep safety best practices in mind as these weather systems arrive.

Here are several tools and resources you can use to get ready and stay informed.

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Thank you for your attention and efforts to stay safe this winter, while we all work together as One Seattle to navigate challenging weather conditions.

Three people smile at the camera. Two men embrace with arms around the shoulders, while a woman smiles in the drivers seat of a large work truck.
SDOT Director Greg Spotts, Deputy Director Rodney Maxie, and Ula Uhi (in the driver’s seat) smile while working on previous snow response preparations. Photo: SDOT.