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City of Mill Creek issues weather advisory

The City of Mill Creek recommends drivers stay off the roadways unless necessary during the winter storm watch issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday evening, February 14th. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

By Kristen Rasmussen, City of Mill Creek Community Engagement and Marketing Coordinator, February 14, 2021.

The City of Mill Creek is monitoring the National Weather Service (NWS) winter storm watch which has been extended through 10:00 pm on Sunday, February 14th. The NWS is predicting potentially dangerous winter weather conditions of snow, rain/snow mix and frigid temperatures.

The NWS has issued the following weather forecast for the greater Mill Creek area:

  • Expect snow before 4:00 pm, then snow, possibly mixed with sleet. High near 32 DEGF. Wind chill values between 24 and 29. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Starting tonight, expect snow, possibly mixed with sleet before 7:00 pm, then rain and snow, possibly mixed with sleet between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm, then rain and snow after 10:00 pm. Temperature rising to around 36 by 5:00 am.  Wind chill values between 24 and 29. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

The City of Mill Creek recommends drivers stay off the roadways unless necessary.

If you must drive, slow down when driving on snowy, icy or slick roads. Allow additional time to arrive at your destination.

Other safety reminders, include:

  • Bring pets indoors;
  • Wear appropriate winter clothing to avoid cold weather injuries;
  • Maintain an adequate supply of medications and other necessary supplies;
  • Report any traffic or community safety issues to the Mill Creek Police non-emergency number at 425-407-3999;
  • Report any broken tree limbs or other hazard to the City of Mill Creek at 425-745-1891 or report through the city website at www.cityofmillcreek.com.

The City of Mill Creek Public Works and Police Department staff continue to work diligently to maintain safe and accessible roads in Mill Creek during this inclement weather.

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