October 31, 2014
Breaking News and Alert System for Central Puget Sound
Photo montage: (Volcano, Road-closed sign, Earthquake, Fireman, Snowplow, Lightning bolt

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  • Traffic and road hazards:
    Freight mobility – I-5 (traffic)–Courtesy of Port of Seattle, Don Wilson, photographer.
    Snowplow–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
  • Natural hazards:
    Mount St. Helen's erupting–Courtesy of University of Washington
    Nisqually Earthquake–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
    Lightning–Courtesy of the National Weather Service, Allen Kam, photographer
  • People working:
    Road closed with worker–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
    Firefighter–Courtesy of Eastside Fire and Rescue

Traffic and Road Conditions

  • Roadblock:
    Road closed with truck–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation

Public Transportation

  • Airports:
    Aircraft Departing 2–Courtesy of Port of Seattle, Don Wilson, photographer
    SeaTac Capital Improvement – North Terminal Stained Glass–Courtesy of Port of Seattle, Don Wilson, photographer
  • Ferries:
    WashingtonState Ferry with Mt.Rainier–Courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Ferries
  • Transit:
    Sound Transit bus–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
    King County Metro bus–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation

Natural Hazards

  • Earthquakes:
    Nisqually Earthquake –Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
  • Floods:
    Lake Snoqualmie–Courtesy of the National Weather Service, Allen Kam, photographer
  • Landslides:
    Car trapped in mudslide–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
  • Winter Storms:
    Snowplow–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
    Snow 15 th Ave. NE (car in drift) –Courtesy of the National Weather Service, Allen Kam, photographer
  • Volcanoes:
    Mount St. Helens erupting–Courtesy of University of Washington

Be Prepared

  • Security Threats:
    Transit security2–Courtesy of King County Department of Transportation
  • Fires:
    House fire–Courtesy of American Red Cross

Network Agencies

  • Operations center:
    Regional Disaster Plan exercise–Courtesy of King County Office of Emergency Management
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