STORM REPORT: Summer Windstorm Upon Us!

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 - Winds will dramatically increase late Saturday morning (11am) as a potent and unseasonable low pressure system slams into the Olympic Peninsula. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Advisory across the Puget Sound and Inland Waters. The latest … Continue reading

IN THE FORECAST: A Visit by a Storm from Another Season.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 - We’re beginning a dramatic change in the Northwest this weekend. An abrupt shift from much hotter and drier to…(you guessed it) cooler and wetter than normal. Some tropical moisture is feeding the system that will rain on us between Friday … Continue reading

WEATHER REPORT: Wildfires Pollute the Puget Sound Air.

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 - As fire season has raged on in Eastern Washington this summer, it’s become commonplace for hazy smoke to drift high above us in the west portion of the state…but not like this. Thick smoke blanketed the Puget Sound lowlands in Western … Continue reading

IN THE FORECAST: Mid August Lightning & The Weather Person’s Woe.

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 - The weather in the Northwest during the past few weeks has been mostly benign (if you don’t count the heatwaves). Yesterday (Wednesday), things were a bit different. While getting ready for work I noticed that the light from the sun, … Continue reading

HOLIDAY HEATWAVE: How Hot Will your 4th Be?

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 - This is the time of year where Puget Sound residents start to get a little cranky about the heat. Lets look into the forecast for your Independence Day Weekend to see how much complaining you’ll hear from your friends and … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek For the last few days, thunderstorms have dotted western Washington; stunning... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a stormy weekend

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: It’s going to be a stormy weekend

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Good Weekend everyone! Mother nature sure must hate weekends, because we’re... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

WEATHER GEEK: The big windstorm has arrived; watch & hear about it here!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATED 7:00 PM: Hi everyone! This will be brief, I just got home and the winds are already starting... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

WEATHER GEEK: Record breaking high temps & potentially damaging windstorm!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Not sure which is more impressive, tomorrow’s possible wind storm or today’s record high temperatures... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ll be slowly crawling out of our cold spell throughout this week, but until we’ve fully... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Post-Thanksgiving chill coming!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Post-Thanksgiving chill coming!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Only a single day after we enjoy our family’s... [Read more]


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]