This Week’s Windstorm Threats

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 - We’re in the wet and windy season in the Pacific Northwest, which is going to become much more evident over the next week. If you live in the Puget Sound region you should keep up to date with the latest … Continue reading

Full Swing Autumn!

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 - We can thank a small ridge of high pressure for the awesomely comfortable weekend in the middle of fall. However, things are going to quickly change this week.   Updated Monday 10.20.2014: We’re looking at some potentially strong winds and … Continue reading

A Windy and Stormy Day.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 - A rotating upper level low pressure system will spin onto our shores this morning. As a result, there will be some interesting weather across the region throughout the day. This system has collected a mass of cold air in the … Continue reading

A Weather Prediction Confusion – Possible Thunder Tonight (Tuesday)

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 - There seems to be a fundamental disagreement between a couple of the supercomputers that generate forecasting weather models. The models I’m looking at are the region specific WRF-GFS, developed and run by the University of Washington, and the national hourly … Continue reading

Another Round of Rough Weather

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 - Saturday’s weather bewildered us when heavy rain, lightning and even a tornado tore through the Puget Sound region. If you found that exciting, then you’ll like whats in store for us this week. A frontal system will bring a number … Continue reading

Weather News

King County Health offers tips on how to stay cool and safe in hot weather

King County Health offers tips on how to stay cool and safe in hot weather

The National Weather Service has forecast temperatures between the high 70s and high 80s with little chance of rain over the next ten days. These weather conditions can create problems for anyone, especially... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Spring storms are a’comin…

by Chris Scragg Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! Temperatures spiked into the low and mid 80s on Friday and broke several historical records in Western Washington.... [Read more]


Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! We’re proud to introduce our latest innovation – our own hyperlocal weatherperson, the Puget Sound Weather Geek (aka Chris... [Read more]


Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [Read more]


SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

The SeaTac Fire Department on Monday (Jan. 14) issued a statement entitled “Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice,” warning residents to avoid walking on iced-over standing bodies of water. Officials... [Read more]


WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued; City to Open Cooling Center

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued; City to Open Cooling Center

The National Weather Service issued an “Excessive Heat Watch” statement for this Thursday – Friday (Aug. 16-17), warning residents that temperatures may reach the mid-90s on both days. To... [Read more]


It’s a Snow Day For Real as Forecasted Winter Storm Blasts Western Washington

It’s a Snow Day For Real as Forecasted Winter Storm Blasts Western Washington

by Greg Wright The winter storm warning remains in effect until 8 PM this evening… Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches in the southwest interior and 8 to 16 inches of new snow in the lower... [Read more]