City of Bremerton Issues Travel Advisory
Mayor Greg Wheeler has issued a travel advisory due to weather forecasts for the Puget Sound region, including for the City of Bremerton.
The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures to fall below freezing beginning the evening hours on Tuesday, creating potentially hazardous travel. Based on weather reports, residents are encouraged to exercise caution and limit travel unless absolutely necessary due to the extreme drop in temperatures and potential for roadways to begin freezing overnight. Temperatures are predicted to stay near or below freezing through early Friday.
“Weather reports indicate that extremely cold temperatures will make travel hazardous. We urge the public to stay off the roads and stay home if possible during this period of unseasonably cold weather,” said Mayor Wheeler.
In response to weather conditions, the City of Bremerton activated its inclement weather response procedures and crews are now working 24-hour operations. The City has implemented its Snow and Ice Emergency Routes procedures for treating roads and streets during inclement weather with priority on maintaining access for emergency response vehicles and essential travel.
The City of Bremerton will be closed for walkup in-person counter services on Wednesday, December 21.To find department phone and email contacts, please visit the City of Bremerton website for department information: https://bit.ly/3v7vf19.
The City of Bremerton will continue to monitor conditions over the next few days. For more information on the City’s snow routes, snow response in real time, and for resources on severe weather shelters, and power and garbage service during adverse weather conditions, please visit the City of Bremerton inclement weather page at: https://bit.ly/32nhkcH.