City of Tacoma offices will remain open today, but will have reduced staffing. All non-essential staff who feel that they cannot make it to work safely are allowed to use leave time and stay home today.

For more information about any additional closures throughout the day, follow the City of Tacoma on Twitter at or search for CityofTacoma on Facebook.

City Hall in Olympia also will be open with limited staffing depending on who is able to make it to work.
However, because of the significant and widespread snow, Pierce County Library System is closed today.

Patrons may access the library’s online library at and download audiobooks and e-books, as well as songs, for free with Pierce County Library cards.

And according to Judge Scott Ahlf, Olympia Municipal Court will be closed today because of inclement weather.

Port of Tacoma is operating with reduced staff, but port-operated Terminal 7 is closed today because of snowfall.

Rail service is operating as normal at the North Intermodal Yard and Union Pacific’s domestic service in the South Intermodal Yard. Port maintenance crews are plowing rail yards and terminals, and spreading sand and de-icer as necessary.