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Vashon Island School District will Close Wednesday

Vashon Island School District will be closed Wednesday, January 18th,
due to predicted snow accumulation over night and tomorrow. All
programs, activities and building use is cancelled.

The Vashon Park District has also canceled all classes and programs.

Below is the lates update from Voice of Vashon Standing by at 1650 on your AM Dial

The National Weather Service has indicated that SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO OUR AREA FROM THE WEST THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH SOME AREAS RECEIVING SPOTTY, HEAVY SNOW. A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT ALL OF WESTERN WASHINGTON LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY. MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND. We may be faced with wet & heavy snow in the next few days - causing trees and power lines to come down. _If you spot a downed power line on the ground, please assume it is live and do not attempt to go near it. Most likely, Small dead-end roads on the island will not be plowed.

If at all possible, please do not drive and keep your car at home. This could avoid potential abandoned vehicles in the middle of the road which could cause barriers for Sanding trucks treating the roads. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN THE AREA...CARRY AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...WATER... AND BLANKETS IN CASE OF EMERGENCY. __________________________________________________________________ With a major snow storm forecast to hit King County early Wednesday, King County Metro Transit is keeping its buses on snow routing until future notice.

ROUTE 118 IS NOT SERVING NORTHBOUND 103rd AV SW - BETWEEN SW 120th ST & SW 112th ST And EASTBOUND SW ELLISPORT RD & SOUTHBOUND 131st AV SW ROUTE 119 IS NOT SERVING GOLD BEACH Bus Route 54 does not have pre-planned snow routing. It is operating its regular route and stops, but with possible significant delays due to weather, road or traffic conditions. Metro riders are encouraged to visit the Snow & Ice page at and learn about Metro's plan for severe conditions.