Updated November 17 @ 12:30 p.m.

Inclement Weather and Emergency Information

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Inclement Weather Phone  Line

Snow and Ice Policy and removal plan

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Prepare your home before it rains

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Carbon Monoxide warnings

How to setup and safely operate a generator



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Severe Weather Shelter remains open through Tuesday morning
Due to freezing weather conditions Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management has activated the Severe Weather Shelter Plan. The shelter is open until at least Tuesday morning. Hours of operation are 6 p.m. through 7 a.m. the following morning. Guests are not able to check into the shelter after 10 p.m.

The shelter is located at the Bremerton Food Line, 1600 12th Street in Bremerton.

The shelter serves all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge where none is available. Continued activation past Sunday is weather dependent. For more information about the process, call 211 or call the Bremerton Food Line at 360.479.6188

Stay connected during winter storms
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 storm response
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. 


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Waste Management Schedule Changes

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