Winter Weather Resources

Inclement weather includes snow and ice. The City will provide resources and updates on this page for weather events related to snow and ice.

Updated Weather Reports

Details for updated weather reports are available on the City website's homepage under News & Events (scroll down).

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Prepare for Cold Weather

Prepare your faucets for freezing temperatures to prevent frozen pipes. Check out these cold weather tips. 

City Office Closures

January 18, 2024 

The Center is closed today and all classes and appointments are cancelled. 

Road Closures

Sanding and Snow Removal

Removal priorities are listed on the Snow Removal Map.

Road Closures

Details for road closures are listed below. 

  • SE Regatta Drive (by Skagit College) between SE 8th Avenue and SE Pioneer Way down the hill. Up the hill is open.
  • Hill on Crescent Harbor coming to NE Regatta Dr is getting challenging. 

This list will be updated as road conditions change.


  • Please be careful and check road conditions before leaving home.
  • Do not drive closely behind snow plows or sanders.
  • Rain with a temperature near freezing can form ice on roads. This can create dangerous travel conditions when the air temperature or road temperature drops below freezing.
  • Use caution when walking, icy surfaces can lead to serious injuries! Help prevent ice by salting walkways and turning off sprinklers in advance of colder weather. Don't forget to wear proper winter footwear with rubber treads. Take slow, short steps so that you'll be able to react to icy conditions. 

Warming Shelter

Spin Cafe

1241 SW Barlow Street (next to the movie theaters)

Garbage, Recycling, and Yard Waste Service Impacts

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste service impacts will be listed below:

The Solid Waste Division is operating normally. 

Oak Harbor Public Schools

Visit the school district website for updates. 

January 18, 2024 - School is closed today. 


Island Transit

Check Rider Alerts for updates on routes and schedule changes. 

January 18, 2024 - all City of Oak Harbor Routes are not running today due to road conditions. 

Washington State Ferries

Updated as information is received from Washington State Ferries.

Oak Harbor Library

Check their website at, for updates.