Everything You Need to Know About Sunday’s Windstorm

Sat, 12 Mar 2016 - Hey folks, this is going to be a fairly straight forward article about what to expect, what the probabilities are, and how to prepare for Sunday’s windstorm forecast.   The weather forecast models are in general agreement on the windstorm.  What … Continue reading

Decoding the Area Forecast Discussion

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 - If you want to start learning more about weather in our region (and impress your friends with your weather geekiness), there is one resource that you should routinely check. The Area Forecast Discussion(AFD) written by the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS is … Continue reading

Stumping the Forecasters

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 - Every once in a while a series of atmospheric systems comes together to make the weather forecasters scratch their head in puzzlement. This is one of those times. I’ve repeatedly posted articles about the challenges of computer models and have … Continue reading

Last Storm Before Big Change

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 - Hey everyone! I regret to inform those of you who are sick of our winter that we have ANOTHER strong storm moving in. The typical impacts (albeit a little more windy) are expected from this system Friday night. Quick surge … Continue reading

Bring on The Super-Soaker Weather System

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 - A warm and soggy batch of moisture is marching across the Pacific Ocean, and within 48 hours it’s going to be pointed right at us. We’ve had a couple of these “atmospheric rivers” so far this season, but I’m going to call … 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]