UW Emergency Management

February 6, 2017

February 6, 2017 (Rare Lowland Snowstorm Shuts down City & UW

A predicted snowstorm shut down the entire Puget Sound region on Monday, February 6th with the central Seattle area receiving between 4-9″ of snow.  All 3 UW campuses cancelled classes and suspended operations for the day.  Limited power outages and road/transportation delays occurred throughout the region as reported by local media sources.  Damage was limited and no direct fatalities were reported as a result of this fast-moving storm.