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Inclement Weather

City of Poulsbo

The City of Poulsbo monitors weather for the possibility of snow and ice events. Salt brine is placed on dry pavement before storms. During snow events, crews are on standby and equipment is ready to plow and sand during winter months. The priority for snow and ice removal is Primary Roads. It may take some time for all streets to be plowed, the City asks for your patience during inclement weather.


If we are unable to pick up your garbage due to a SNOW EVENT, please put out extra on your next scheduled day. Questions? 360-779-4078 or

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Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management

For information preparing for a natural disaster and to learn about the County’s current planning, please visit the KCDEM website.


The severe weather shelter program provides safe warm beds to stay overnight for people in need during severe weather events Nov 15 – Mar 31 in Kitsap County. This shelter is available for single adults, parents with children, families, and teens. For more information on when severe weather shelters are activated and locations, please visit:

North Kitsap School District

For information on the status of schools in the North Kitsap School District, please visit:

Puget Sound Energy

PSE has outage maps that show the current status of their restoration work.


Kitsap Transit

Please visit the Ktisap Transit website for snow route information and/or to sign up for rider alerts via text message.


Washington State Department of Transportation

WSDOT has traveler information including links to web cams and reports for State routes, Freeways and the Ferry system.


National Weather Service

See the current conditions, an extended forecast and any weather alerts for Poulsbo.