News Blog for Seattle's Wedgwood and View Ridge Neighborhoods


Local power outages after nearly 4 inches of rain in six days

March 6th, 2014 by Support Staff

Lights flickering? Yes.

This morning around 144 of our neighbors are without power after a rainy night that brought an additional .79 inches of rain and more winds.

That outage started shortly after 1 a.m., according to Seattle City Light. Estimated to be fixed around noon.

Six days into March, we have had nearly 4 inches of rain.

The forecast: More rain today, slackening this afternoon. Perhaps a dry spot on Friday. Rain over the weekend.

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Snow drops down into Maple Leaf, Wedgwood this a.m.

March 22nd, 2013 by Support Staff

After staying to the north of us all week, pestering the folks from Everett to Shoreline, the Puget Sound Convergence Zone dropped south around 7:40 this morning. No doubt to celebrate the first week of spring.


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A white Christmas here after all?

December 22nd, 2012 by Support Staff

Sue might get her Christmas wish.

Unexpectedly, this morning

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January 22nd, 2012 by Support Staff

Update Monday Jan.23: Winds overnight didn’t even ready half that speed BUT there’s a lot of black ice in the neighborhoods this a.m. Drive carefully!


Shortly after 2:30 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a new wind advisory that

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Ice storm warning in effect now

January 19th, 2012 by Support Staff

3 p.m.: 1.5 inches of snow have fallen on top of the ice today, for a total storm total topping 7 inches.

City urges residents to get home before dark.

2 p.m.: National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory until 4 a.m. Friday.

Noon: We now have a half-inch of new snow atop the ice atop the old snow.

Cliff Mass has posted:

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Metro operating on snow routes until further notice

January 16th, 2012 by Support Staff

King County Metro Transit is operating all bus routes on designated snow routes until further notice.

From Metro:

If your bus does not have a pre-planned snow route, it will operate its regular route, however service may be delayed due to weather and road conditions. Transit customers are advised to wait for buses at posted bus stops on flat portions of cleared arterials or at major

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Short-term forecast warns of lightning, thunderstorms, wind

November 11th, 2011 by Support Staff

At 11:20 this morning the National Weather Service issued a short-term forecast saying that today’s cold front is bringing rain and lightning strikes just to the north of us, and moving southwest. Hail and gusty winds to 45 mph are possible.

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Eggs hunts still on but no baseball jamboree today

April 3rd, 2010 by hillaryu

I guess you could call it getting “mudded out.” Seattle Parks and Recreation has closed all of its grass athletic fields today, which means that the North Seattle Baseball Association opening day jamboree (see below) at Lower Summit has been postponed. Bummer.

In addition, all other games and practices on grass fields are canceled but anything planned for a synthetic field is still a go.

And, very importantly, all Easter egg hunts (see below) are still on. Happy hunting.

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