Tag Archive for Western Washington

Special Weather Statement issued March 06 at 4:30PM PST by NWS

By [email protected] …RECENT HEAVY RAIN HAS LEAD TO AN INCREASED THREAT OF LANDSLIDES IN WESTERN WASHINGTON… HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST 3 DAYS RESULTED IN UP TO 8 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION AND INCREASED SOIL MOISTURE TO HIGH LEVELS ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON. ALTHOUGH A BREAK IN RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED…THE HEAVY AMOUNT OF RAIN THAT HAS FALLEN WILL PUT …read more

From: Grays Harbor ATOM WX

Federal public defender for Western Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Michael Filipovic (fil-uh-POH’-vik) has been appointed the new federal public defender for Western Washington…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Man exposing himself near Bellingham university

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police are looking for a man who may be responsible for four incidents of exposing himself and sneaking around houses and peering into windows at rental housing near the Western Washington University campus in Bellingham…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Flood warnings in parts of Western Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings Tuesday for Chehalis River near Grand Mound in Thurston County and Porter in Grays Harbor County. Also for the Skookumchuck River near Bucoda in Lewis and Thurston counties, and the Skokomish River near Potlatch in Mason County…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Parade of winter storms through Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service says a parade of winter storms will continue this week, bringing steady rain at times to Western Washington with a flood threat on some rivers, heavy snow in the mountains with difficult driving conditions in the highway passes, and high winds on the coast, north interior and parts of Eastern Washington…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Series of winter storms blowing into Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say a series of Pacific storms are lined up to blow into Washington over the next several days with several inches of rain at places in Western Washington and snow by the foot on some parts of the Cascades…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

Snow hits W. Washington, but warmer temps expected

SEATTLE (AP) — A storm across the Northwest blanketed Western Washington with several inches of snow overnight, but warmer temperatures are expected late Sunday and into the week…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

Petit Oil closes, two months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Pettit Oil Company

Pettit Oil has closed it’s doors, the Tacoma-based petroleum distributor serves more than 10,000 customers throughout Western Washington. They filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in November, a call to their main office today gets this message “We regret to inform you that after many years of service, Petit Oil has closed it’s doors and is no longer in business. We appreciate your many years of loyalty as a customer.”
The Seattle times reports the Chapter 11 petition, reports debts totaling about $22.5 million and assets valued at $18.7 million. The largest secured creditors are KeyBank, owed more than $11.3 million, and U.S. Bank, owed about $8.8 million.
Pettit has operated in Western Washington for more than 75 years with seven distribution facilities throughout the Puget Sound area.

Seattle outage affects thousands as Seahawks play

SEATTLE (AP) — High winds knocked out power Saturday to tens of thousands of electricity customers in Western Washington, and crews worked to get them back on line for residents hoping to watch the Seattle Seahawks playoff game against the New Orleans Saints…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

Crews in 'Beast Mode' to fix power for 'Hawks game

SEATTLE (AP) — High winds knocked out power to tens of thousands of electricity customers in Western Washington, and crews are working to get them back on line before the Seattle Seahawks playoff game against the New Oreans Saints…. …read more

From: AP Washington News