Vashon snow day at the library. (Susan Riemer/Staff Photo)

Vashon snow day at the library. (Susan Riemer/Staff Photo)

Vashon snow days

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:27pm
  • News

On Monday, Ober Park was bustling with children sledding, some as early as 9 a.m. after the call went out that school was canceled.

Poor road conditions kept many at home who could stay in, and intermittent power outages were reported across the island, though at press time the power was back on, according to Puget Sound Energy.

Most island businesses in town were open through the snow, but water taxi service was canceled on Monday, beset by rough surf and wind. Meanwhile, King County Metro reported delays on most bus lines. Vashon Public Schools did not hold classes for a second day on Tuesday.

According to the Seattle National Weather Service, more snow could be on the way tomorrow or Saturday, but few other details were available before press time. Washington residents and islanders are encouraged to take necessary precautions — and keep their sleds ready to go.

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