Soggy Turkey Week

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 - Things are kicking into high gear this week for Northwest weather. There’s a number of meteorological elements at play; but the bottom line for folks planning their Thanksgiving week is that it’s going to rain..a lot. A Flood Watch and … Continue reading

Washington/Oregon Tornadic Outbreak!

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 - November 23rd 10:30AM: Good morning everyone! We’ve got some crazy weather just south of Puget Sound along the WA/OR coast. Multiple tornado warnings have been issued as strong thunderstorms move onshore harboring strong rotation and possible waterspouts/tornadoes within them. A … Continue reading

Active Weather Weekend

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 - It’s going to be one of those mixed bag weather weekends. Friday saw persistent heavy rain, wind, and a good deal of snow in the mountains and passes. Saturday will likely be much more habitable, however that familiar phrase “chance … Continue reading

Nature’s Not-So-Subtle Reminder – Week/Weekend Outlook

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 - We’ve stepped into the week before Thanksgiving, and nature’s here to remind us which season we’re in. Our big protective hill of high pressure has broken and moved out; which means things are going to change fast. Out with the … Continue reading

Mid November Cold/Dry Spell – Internship of a Lifetime!

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 - Hey readers! Here’s a quick update on our weather for the next few days, and I’ll get to some exciting news afterwards. We’re in the midst of a cold/dry spell in the Northwest. It’s going to stay clear and chilly … Continue reading

Weather News

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

WEATHER GEEK: Batten down your Halloween stuff, it’s going to be windy!

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek UPDATE 10/25/14 12:45pm: The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for winds... [Read more]


WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

From our very own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Click ^ “Play” ^ to see/hear the live streaming weather report/forecast. A classic strong pacific storm is churning off the coast of Washington... [Read more]


PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

From our own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to... [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]


Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]


PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

WCB Reader Robbie Howell sent us the following great photos she took of some crows attempting to drink and bathe at the King County Natural Area in White Center on Tuesday (Jan. 15). “It was a pecking... [Read more]


WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 14) issued an ‘Excessive Heat Watch‘ alert for this Thursday (Aug. 16) and Friday (Aug. 17), warning residents that a “prolonged... [Read more]


WEATHER: Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on much

WEATHER: Chance of Snow Monday night, but don’t count on much

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” Sunday warning of a chance of snow Monday night, March 5. But don’t worry kids – it won’t likely cause a Snow... [Read more]


Shorewood Elementary One Of 3 Highline Schools Closed Today

Shorewood Elementary One Of 3 Highline Schools Closed Today

Shorewood Elementary School, located at 2725 SW 116th Street, is one of three Highline Schools that are closed today (Monday, Jan. 23) due to power outages. The others are Madrona Elementary and Big Picture... [Read more]


WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

WEATHER: Highline Schools Will Be Closed Thursday; Flooding Possible

The Highline School District announced late Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 18) that there will be no school Thursday, Jan. 19, “due to weather conditions,” according to its website. It’s... [Read more]


Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late Today; Holy Family On Time

Highline Schools Starting 2 Hours Late Today; Holy Family On Time

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson. UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 8 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today (Tuesday, Jan. 17), and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool... [Read more]


UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

UPDATE: ‘Winter Storm Watch’ Says Up To 15″ Of Snow Possible Over Next 2 Days

UPDATE 3:40 p.m., 1/16/12: The National Weather Service issued a revised ‘Winter Storm Watch‘ Monday afternoon, calling for two more rounds of snow – up to 3 inches through Tuesday, and up... [Read more]


Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

Is It Snowing Where You Are Yet? Here’s An Easy Way To Find Out…

We hate to state the obvious, but…depending on how far above sea level you are, and whether there’s any precipitation, it’s either snowing…or not…in the general White Center... [Read more]


WEATHER: Snow May Put The ‘White’ In White Center Early Next Week

WEATHER: Snow May Put The ‘White’ In White Center Early Next Week

Just when you thought your mild northwest “winter” was over comes word from the National Weather Service that the ‘S’ word – as in SNOW – may creep back into the forecast early... [Read more]


WEATHER: No Snow Yet, But ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

WEATHER: No Snow Yet, But ‘Winter Storm Warning’ In Effect Until Thursday

No snow to speak of has fallen in SeaTac yet, but the National Weather Service issued another a “Winter Storm Warning” Wednesday morning (Feb. 23) that will remain in effect until 10am Thursday... [Read more]


WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

WEATHER: ‘Snowfall Accumulations…Up To 6 Inches Are Possible’ Starting Wed.

Tuesday morning (Feb. 22), the National Weather Service issued a urgent “Winter Storm Watch” for Wednesday through Thursday, saying that “snowfall accumulations of up to 6 inches are... [Read more]


National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

National Weather Service Says ‘Snow Showers Can Be Expected’ This Week

The National Weather Service released a “Special Weather Statement” on Sunday (Feb. 20), warning that “snow showers can be expected on The Lowlands this week.” “Snow levels... [Read more]


WEATHER: Snow Level Being ‘Dragged Down'; Chance Of Lowland Snow Thurs.?

WEATHER: Snow Level Being ‘Dragged Down'; Chance Of Lowland Snow Thurs.?

The National Weather Service issued a “Special Weather Statement” Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 16th) that suggests that the chance of “lowland snow” beginning Thursday (Feb. 17th)... [Read more]