Update on the Windstorm Threat

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 - Here’s an update on the wind and rain threat for this weekend: Basically, it’s much less menacing than previous models suggested. The storm system is developing off the California coast currently as seen in this satellite image. The models are … Continue reading

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

Weather News

VIDEO: Snow Briefly Appears & Then Disappears

VIDEO: Snow Briefly Appears & Then Disappears

With the entire Puget Sound on alert for snow, the blog staff has been keeping one eye on the sky in case any of the white stuff puts in an appearance. Several of our photographers have been preparing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Rising Duwamish River Takes Tethered Boat Down In Tukwila

PHOTOS: Rising Duwamish River Takes Tethered Boat Down In Tukwila

The Duwamish River crested Tuesday (Jan. 18th), and as it rose it brought a tethered boat down with it, as seen in these photos shot by Photographer David Sharpe (click images to see larger versions): David... [Read more]