school closures http://kplu.org en Snow turns to slush around western Washington http://kplu.org/post/snow-slush-western-washington <p>Predicted snow fell across western Washington on Tuesday evening, largely sparing the evening commute. This morning people are waking up to rain, thick slush and closed or delayed schools.</p><p>A driver in Tukwila <a href="http://www.king5.com/news/local/Light-Rail-car-crash-snow-113327154.html">slid down a hill and onto the tracks </a>of Sound Transit's Central Link light rail. The car landed on its roof. The driver received minor injuries, according to KING-TV. &nbsp;Those tracks were closed for a time, with service resuming before midnight.</p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:34:52 +0000 KPLU News Staff 521 at http://kplu.org Snow turns to slush around western Washington Wind causes power outages, some school closures http://kplu.org/post/wind-causes-power-outages-some-school-closures <P>The strong windstorm that blew through western Washington&nbsp;yesterday has left more than 200,000 homes without power.&nbsp;Line&nbsp;crews are on the job this morning throughout the south and central Puget Sound. Tue, 16 Nov 2010 14:22:17 +0000 Gary Davis 149 at http://kplu.org Wind causes power outages, some school closures