Inclement Weather and Emergency Information

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Updated January 11, 2017 at 1:50 p.m.

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Port Gamble Road is now open
Century Link crews have responded to secure the wires, and County crews have cleared the tree.


Severe weather shelters open Wednesday, January 11
Due to expected freezing weather conditions, the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management is activating the county's Severe Weather Shelter Plan.


Two shelters are open Wednesday, January 11, 2017.


Here are the locations:

  • Village Greens Community Center
    26159 Dulay Rd NE
    Kingston, WA
    Open 6:30 pm until 6:30 am

  • Silverdale United Methodist Church
    9982 Silverdale Way NW
    Silverdale, WA
    Open 6pm until 7 am


Guests will not be able to check into the shelter after 9 p.m. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 PM, that location will close for the evening.


The severe weather shelters will serve all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge where none is available. Further activations will be weather dependent.


For more information about the process, call 211 or Kitsap County's Department of Emergency Management at 360.307.5871.


Stay connected during winter storm
Kitsap County now offers electronic notification during storms. Residents can subscribe to email or text message updates through the Kitsap Electronic Notification System, the County's Facebook page and our Twitter feed. Click here for more information. Click here for links to our notification services.


Video explains salt brine and winter weather prep
Public Works has produced an excellent video that explains how salt brine is used during snow and ice storms, and an explanation of the snow and ice response by County road crews. Click here to view it. You can also watch a video that shows how Public Works prepares for winter weather here.



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