Residents get in some sledding action on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos

Residents get in some sledding action on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos

Island blanketed with about eight inches of snow overnight

  • Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:59am
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Mercer Island was blanketed with about eight inches of snow Friday night into Saturday, according to the city’s Let’s Talk page at 6:30 a.m. this morning.

City crews plowed streets all through the night and will continue all day. For now, the following roads were closed by the Mercer Island Police Department as a precaution:

* Gallagher Hill (both directions)

* Southeast 40th Street from 76th Avenue Southeast to West Mercer Way (both directions)

* Southeast 24th Street from 76th Avenue to West Mercer Way (both directions)

* Southeast 53rd Place from Island Crest Way to East Mercer Way (both directions)

* Southeast 72nd Street to West Mercer Way

* Southeast 70th Place to East Mercer Way

* Shorewood Drive from North Mercer Way

For updates and snowstorm-related contact information, visit

Thrift Shop donations at the Community Center have been canceled today.

Island snow scene. Photos courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos

Island snow scene. Photos courtesy of Greg Asimakoupoulos

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