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WEATHER: Highline & Federal Way Schools Will Be Closed Thursday

WEATHER: Highline & Federal Way Schools Will Be Closed Thursday

Both the Highline School District and Federal Way Public Schools announced late Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 18) that there will be no school Thursday, Jan. 19, “due to weather conditions.” It’s... [Read more]

City Of Des Moines Adds ‘Snow & Adverse Weather’ Page To Its Website

City Of Des Moines Adds ‘Snow & Adverse Weather’ Page To Its Website

The City of Des Moines has added a new element to its website – a page devoted to snow and adverse weather conditions, aimed at providing “residents with current information about the snow and... [Read more]

Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late; Federal Way Schools Closed

Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late; Federal Way Schools Closed

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson. UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 6:42 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today, and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool Programs. Federal... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

Des Moines Marina in the snow. Photo by Kay Storhoff. UPDATE 3:40 p.m., 1/16/12: The National Weather Service issued a revised ‘Winter Storm Watch‘ Monday afternoon, calling for two more rounds... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Here Are Some Reader Snow Pics; Plus, How You Can Share Yours

PHOTOS: Here Are Some Reader Snow Pics; Plus, How You Can Share Yours

Here are the first batch of Reader-submitted photos from Sunday’s snowfall in Des Moines. The first three are from Darren Nerland, taken in Redondo as the snow first started falling (click images... [Read more]

Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

We hate to state the obvious, but…depending on how far above sea level you are, and whether there’s any precipitation, it’s either snowing…or not…in the general Des Moines... [Read more]

WEATHER UPDATE: 40-50% Chance Of Snow Starting Sunday Morning

WEATHER UPDATE: 40-50% Chance Of Snow Starting Sunday Morning

The National Weather Service released a ‘Special Weather Statement‘ early Friday morning (Jan. 13), warning of a cold front arriving Saturday morning, presenting a 40-50% chance of snow accumulation... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow Mentioned In Official Weather Forecast For Early Next Week

WEATHER: Snow Mentioned In Official Weather Forecast For Early Next Week

Just when you thought your mild northwest “winter” was over comes word from the National Weather Service that the ‘S’ word – as in SNOW – may creep back into the forecast early... [Read more]