Inclement weather updates

Page last updated Friday, Jan. 17, 8:51 a.m.

View the current weather forecast from National Weather Service and see below for additional resources. Scroll down for facility closures and changes to programs, as well as snow-safety tips (in our FAQs).

Please call the Public Works 24/7 dispatch line to share observations about specifi
c locations: 425-257-8821. Crews will respond to service requests as time, resources and call load allows.

Reminder:
it is the responsibility of property owners to clear the sidewalks adjacent to their property (EMC 13.08and it helps community members travel safely in snowy conditions. Seattle's Department of Transportation shared a great video with information about the importance of clearing your sidewalks of snow, along with some great tips to help neighbors!

Current operations and road conditions:

  • In the event of snow and ice, Public Works crews follow the Snow and Ice Control Plan until conditions improve. 
  • Public Works crews are operating on 12-hour day/night snow and ice shifts until conditions improve, plowing major and minor arterials first, then side streets.
  • Thursday day crews plowed 211 miles and put out 28 cubic yards of salted sand after Wednesday night crews worked to clean up the mini blizzard (plowed 459 miles and put out 124 yards of sand). Thursday night crews plowed another 86 miles and put out another 28 cubic yards of salted sand. As the ice melts, the sand sweeping will begin.
  • Residents may call the 24-hour Dispatch hotline at 425-257-8821 to share observations on road conditions and request service for city roads. Crews will respond as time, resources and call load allows.
  • All Everett Transit routes are operating on normal routes.
  • Please clear snow from on top of and around any storm drains on your street to speed up drainage from snow melt and keep water from traveling where it’s not wanted.

City facility closures and program cancellations:

  • Please call ahead if you are unsure whether a City facility is open.
  • Parks and Community Services programs are operating on normal schedules
  • Kasch Park: closed through Sunday, Jan. 19
  • Events/meetings cancelled or rescheduled:
    • Everett City Council Jan. 15 meeting: cancelled
    • Cultural Arts Commission meeting: rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 5 p.m.
    • Everett Police application/hiring workshop: rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22

Emergency responders: 

  • Residents should use the non-emergency line (425-407-3999) to report incidents with no immediate threat to life or property. Please save 911 for emergencies.

Plan ahead:

  • For weather updates, visit www.weather.gov/sew
  • As the weather changes, clear blocked storm drains of snow and ice to help manage surface water and prevent flooding.
  • Wet snow is very heavy! Be cautious of falling trees/branches and heavy, wet snow accumulations on roofs.
  • Take steps to prepare your family and home for snow, cold temperatures and possible power outages. Visit the City website for resources: www.everettwa.gov/prepare.
  • Know before you go: View Everett’s traffic cameras to look at the conditions at 36 locations across the city.
  1. Numbers to call
  2. Resources & information
  3. FAQs

To keep 911 lines free for emergencies, please use these numbers: 


  • To report an emergency: Dial 911
  • To contact police or fire for a non-emergency: 425-407-3999
  • To report a power outage to Snohomish PUD: 425-783-1001
  • To report a road condition: Call the 24-hour Dispatch hotline at 425-257-8821

Other numbers:


  • Parks inclement weather hotline: 425-257-8399
  • For Everett Transit routes, contact the Transit customer service phone line: 425-257-7777