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Westside Snow Report 1-22-17 | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Sunday, January 22, 2017 | Broken clouds, 44.6 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Contact Us Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter San Juan Apartments closed by City of Seattle in emergency order The City of Seattle issued an Emergency Order to "Vacate and ... Westside-O-Rama West Seattle Entertainment Guide Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. 938-3456 Movie ... Sportswatch 1-17-17 By Tim Clinton SPORTS EDITOR High schools Boys ... Amanda's View: Ethnic By Amanda Knox   On the morning of December 21st I scanned my ... Police Blotter Week of 1-16-17 Shoplifter caught in the act Staff at a security office located ... News Westside Snow Report 1-22-17 San Juan Apartments closed by City of Seattle in emergency order West Seattle High School students protest Trump Inauguration in Junction demonstration Open Letter: West Seattle Helpline states commitment to community solidarity Vote on North Highline Annexation may come in August; Herbold newsletter outlines details Twelfth Night Productions 'Becky's New Car' debuts Feb. 24 Pump station overflows in West Seattle during heavy rainfall, high tide JuNO land use group to the city: "Affordable housing plans are too much, too fast, please put us last.” Sneak peek: Soprano's Antico in Admiral District preparing for Feb. opening Clerk injured in 7/11 shooting Neighborhood Matching Fund announces NEW funding opportunities for community-initiated projects Missing West Seattle man's remains identified as Richard D. Arneson Delridge Day needs a new leader, is that you? JuNO Land Use community meeting set for Jan. 19 On the Go Week of 1-16-17 Duwamish Longhouse 8th Anniversary celebration set for Jan. 21 White Center leaders forming 'Graffiti Response Team' to address out of control vandalism West Seattle Junction and Chamber get $20,000 grant to answer 'Who is West Seattle now?' City of SeaTac allegedly destroyed public documents related to land grab case West Seattle Junction offering flower basket sponsorships Big Al Brewing in White Center closes unexpectedly West Seattle Artwalk Jan 12 6-9pm White Center woman charged with hate crime Bloodworks seeks donations Summit Atlas charter school groundbreaking coming Feb. 2 Westside Snow Report 1-22-17 Lessons are Started and People are Riding 01/22/2017 updated 3 hours ago By Greg Whittaker Mountain to Sound Outfitters As winter kicks into full gear, people are coming into the shop daily getting ready for their first mountain ski or snowboard session in 10 years. Not only has this year been great for snowpack in the NW, it is getting people out into the mountains which is one of the reasons we who work in the industry are involved. It's healthier than staying in the grey dreary lowlands. The warm front which broke the freeze down here in town was pretty eventful in the mountains as well. A massive inversion led to freezing rain up high, strange deep groppel, and dense heavy snow down low. Mt Baker received 20 inches for Fridays opening. Layers of unstable snow may be observed and those of you headed into the backcountry need to proceed with knowledge on aspect and potential slide layers. [google_ad:west-seattle_story_text_region_slot_1] This week we saw good skiing at Crystal on piste where the groomers were layed down, but spotty crust conditions off piste. Snoqualmie Pass (and I-90) was closed for cleanup after the warm inversion storm, and this weekend we had decent on piste skiing with crust layers as you got off the trails. Today at 3000 feet was 31 degrees and snowing lightly, so its looking good to head up when you get a chance. Here are the other areas most up to date information... Powered by Make sure you check the WSDOT Pass Reports for driving conditions. Greg Whittaker is the owner of Mountain to Sound Outfitters your West Seattle ski, snowboard, kayak, and paddle board experts that can also rack out your car so you can carry all that gear that wont fit in your trunk. [google_ad:west-seattle_story_text_region_slot_2] Photo gallery for this story We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed. View the discussion thread. Please send us your news tips, photos or ideas of how we can better cover your neighborhood. Email us at or TEXT news tips to 206-459-6717 Receive updates on news and events in the West Seattle neighborhood via Twitter! 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