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Flood Information

3 Alerts
May 9, 2018 8:56 PM

Several streets closed due to water over roadway

There are several streets closed in Ellensburg due to water over roadways. These streets are:

Washington Street west of Water
First Avenue between Kittitas and Water
400 Block of W 9th
100 Block of N Kittitas

Ellensburg residents may find sand and...

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May 9, 2018 12:00 PM

Water from creeks over top of banks

City crews monitoring the water levels in creeks noted there are several locations in town where water is over the top of the creek’s bank, and into streets. At present (noon on 5/9/18), the 400 block of W. 9th Ave and the 100 block of N. Kittitas St are...

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May 4, 2018 10:00 AM

Mercer Creek breached banks at two locations

The water level of Mercer Creek has exceeded its banks, and water is spilling onto the street at Helena and Airport, and B Street and 14th Avenue. While the water is not affecting traffic, drivers are encouraged to take alternative routes and avoid these...

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Snow Removal

6 Alerts
December 26, 2017 12:01 AM

Snow plows clearing areas starting at midnight (12/26/17)

The City of Ellensburg provides winter care for our roads. The city is divided into six plowing sections, and there are three priority levels that guide crew’s work. First priority goes to primary arterials and streets which buses use to reach public...

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February 5, 2017 7:04 PM

Snow plow operations begin at midnight Sunday, 2/5/17

Snow crews begin plowing operations at midnight (2/5/17). At midnight tonight, crews will plow snow from streets in the downtown and school zones. Residents are asked to utilize off street parking starting at midnight tonight.

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January 31, 2017 4:00 PM

Update: 1/31/17 Snow crews working until 8 PM

Crews continue to plow streets in residential areas until 8 PM tonight. An evaluation of current street and snow conditions resulted in a revision to previous information shared which indicated crews would plow in the downtown and school zone at midnight...

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December 9, 2016 3:11 PM

Sunday, January 8, 2017, snow plow operations will begin at approx 1 PM.

In general, when roads are icy or snow depth is 1 inch, and it is still snowing, arterial streets and hills get sanded or deiced. Plowing starts when the snow depth is 4 inches and it is still snowing with forecast of more snow or extended cold.

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December 8, 2016 7:51 AM

Tuesday, 1/31/17, snow plow crews are mobilized

Snow crews are mobilized as of this morning (1/31/17). Crews are working in residential areas this morning and afternoon to plow snow from streets. At midnight tonight, crews will continue to plow snow from streets in the downtown and school zones....

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December 2, 2016 8:21 AM

December 5, 2016 deicing crew planned for dispatch at 10:15 PM

The City of Ellensburg provides winter care for our roads. The city is divided into six plowing sections, and there are three priority levels that guide crew’s work. First priority goes to primary arterials and streets which buses use to reach public...

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