King County

Facilities: Most facilities will be closed today due to weather conditions. They will reopen on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. Online Services:



Non-Emergency Police Response: King County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center 24/7. 206-296-3311. *** Please do not call to find out when your power will be restored. Call the utility company for information.



Power Outages : According to the Outage map for PSE Customers, there are approximately 75 active outages, which is impacting 9,822 customers. This is as of 1250 PT.

Power Outages (Seattle): Seattle City Light – View/Report Outages – or call 206-684-3000.

Power Outages (PSE Customers): PSE – or follow them on Twitter at @PSETALK

Solid Waste

King County: Solid Waste facilities are all closed today due to icy road conditions. Weather permitting, they are expecting to reopen on Saturday. Updates:



SeaTac: They currently have runway (16L) and adjoining taxiways clear. Snow crews continue to de-ice and keep things safe for planes and passengers. (12/23/2022 1125PT)

Bus Service

King County Metro: All Metro service has been suspended due to ice. According to the agency, they state temps are still to frosty until mid-day. KCMetro will be releasing an update at 1400 hours. We will also provide the next update on our hour Sit Rep.


King County Road Services – report flooded roadways to the agency by calling 206-477-4100, 24/7.

SR 18: EB closed at Issaquah-Hobart Road (MP20) due to multiple collisions, spinouts and a jackknifed semi. (12/23/2022 0952PT)


NWS Seattle

12:14PT: Freezing rain threat will end across most of the lowlands this afternoon. Mountain passes (snow) will transition to freezing rain today with significant ice accumulation from Friday now and throughout Saturday night.

11:53PT: Winds picked up in Palmer (SE King County), Washington courtesy video from King County Road Services.

(c) 2022 NW Fire Blog – SitRep 1 – 12/23/2022 1350 PT