Cold Weather Shelters Open As Freezing Temps Hit Puget Sound

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing across Puget Sound beginning Tuesday night.


By Neal McNamara , Patch Staff | Dec 4, 2018 4:49 pm ET | Courtesy of

SEATTLE, WA - The coldest temperatures of early winter are expected to roll through Puget Sound beginning Tuesday night. Some of the warmest temperatures will be just 32 degrees in Seattle, but expect low temperatures in the high 20s in Renton, Shoreline, and Bellevue.

The city of Seattle is opening a cold weather shelter at the Seattle Center for at least Tuesday and Wednesday night. The Eastside Men's Shelter in Bellevue is open as usual for winter.

Meanwhile, drivers are being warned to watch for dangerous, icy conditions during dark hours, especially in the morning.

"These clear days are giving us some beautiful sunrises and sunsets, but also some slick roads. Please slow down, increase your following distance and be extra safe on bridges/ramps/overpasses," WSDOT wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning.

Here are the expected overnight lows across Puget Sound for the next three days, according to the National Weather Service:


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